As soon as I cast on this sweater, I realized it was aggressively unattractive. I love yellow when painting or forcing myself into a better mood – aggressive cheerfulness is a necessity in January, but it’s brutal to wear. I’ve never looked good in yellow a day in my life. So you’ll notice this isn’t a sweater.
Sorting my recent yarn haul into baskets, I noticed I gravitate toward the same colors over and over. I see these colors every day when I pull out a chair to eat dinner. So it hit me – home goods. It’s never occurred to me before that I could knit a pillow, but I’ve been complaining about my feet don’t touch the ground when I sit on my new-ish sofa. So I bought some pillow forms and tried to recreate the feel of the yellow abstract