Of course the knitting backlog was so great, I forgot two of them. 🙁
First we have a scarf I started two weeks before Easter as a prayer for someone who was having a difficult time. This went into the donation pile. All wool, so it should be amazingly warm.
And then we have a hat knitted in honor of someone who’d done me a favor, also for the donation pile. The yarn is Wisdom Poems, again all wool.
I think that clears the full backlog of Undocumented Knitted Objects.
(Writing from the perspective that I never heard of this before..) You knit as a prayer: that is incredibly cool!
“Ora et labora,” right? Work can be a prayer, and I figure if you’re doing something for an intention, and you’re focusing on God, and the end result is an act of charity — that’s prayer, right? Saint Faustina did something like that too, except she asked for a soul to be saved for every time she put her hook into the altar cloth she was crocheting. :#) I’m nowhere near that holy!
Craft question: is the scarf knit? It looks like crochet, but it could be my eyes…
It’s crochet. The recipe for it is here: http://kehinde.com/blog/?p=205 It’s super simple: pretty much keep doing rows of single crochet and cut them off at the ends.