Today we are supposed to: Write about your favourite knitting or crochet (or spinning, etc) tool. It can either be a tool directly involved in your craft (knitting needles or crochet hook) or something that makes your craft more pleasurable – be it a special lamp, or stitch markers.
But I got stuck on the word Covet, and I am known for loving words. According to Google it means
Yearn to possess or have (something).
crave – desire – hanker – lust
So I am not going to tell you about my needles, or books, or stitch markers or other stuff. I have very little that is fancy. I still want a swift and a ball winder. For now my daughters arm and hands are what I use to wind skeins into balls.
BUt what I covet and longingly dream about is a circular sock knitting machine
This one is a new one made in New Zealand, the NZAK, most that you get now are old vintage ones that get restored. I am not sure that there are even any available in South Africa.
Here is a video if you feel the need to know more
But imagine how much of my stash I could use and how many lovely socks I could make for my family and friends if it just took 3 hours or less!
Then I could use the rest of my time to knit all the other things that I want to knit. As all knitters know the one thing we actually covet more than anything else ever is Time