A Knitter Without Yarn and Yarns With Knitting

knitting

 

  Places without people.

People without place.

  Knit six.

  Yarn over.

  Knit two together.

 
Hello, isn’t the weather awful today?

How are you?

   
  Success without failure.

Failure without success.

  Yarn over.

  Knit two together.

  Knit fifteen.

 
I’m not feeling great myself.

What you making?

   
  Squares without angles.

Angels without guile.

  Knit two together.

  Yarn over.

  Knit two together.

 
My back’s killin’ me.

Is that knitting or crochet?

   
  Communion without community.

Community without communion.

  Yarn over.

  Knit six.

 
My grandma used to crochet.

My head’s splitting.

   
  Courage without fear.

Waves without frequency.

  Knit six.

  Purl twenty one.

  Knit six.

 
Did you see River City?

My throat’s burning.

   
  One without another.

Anyone without someone.

   Knit six.

   Yarn over.

   Knit two together.

 
In fact I think I’m getting the flu.

How do you do that?

   
  Listening without hearing.

Hearing without thinking.

   Yarn over.

   Knit two together.

   Knit fifteen.

 
I think I should have stayed at home.

What are you making?

   
  Laughter without mirth.

Speaking without talking.

  Knit two together.

  Yarn over.

  Knit two together.

 
I’m always ill.

I wish I could knit.

   
  Seeing without vision.

Vision without purpose.

   Yarn over.

   Knit six.

 
My family’s falling apart too.

Will you teach me to make that?

   
  Shadows without light.

Light without darkness.

    Knit six.

   Purl five.

   Knit thirteen.

 
When is this going to start?

What are you making?

   
 

 

 

Understanding without words.

Words without meaning.

    Purl five.

    Knit six.

 
Tell ME!

What? Why? How?

   
  Orange with yellow.

Yellow with green.

   Knit six.

   Yarn over.

   Knit two together.

 
    I’m glad to see you both.

Head colds are the worst.

  Gold with silver.

Slivers with slices.

   Yarn over.

   Knit two together.

  Knit fifteen.

 
    That looks like a lovely scarf you’re knitting.

Flu is horrid, tiring and very infectious.

  Knit with natter.

Natter with yarns.

   Knit two together.

   Yarn over.

  Knit two together.

 
    I forgot to bring my needles today.

I love golden thread running through my fingers.

  Stitches with stories.

Stories with smiles.

   Yarn over.

   Knit six.

 
    Little by little, a little becomes a lot.
  You with me.

Me with you.

   Knit six.

   Purl twenty three.

   Knit six.

 
    I understand.

Knit six. Purl twenty one. Knit six.

By Doreen Kelly

Dyslexia Scotland Resource Centre Volunteer and Member

 

Published by Dyslexia Scotland

We encourage and enable people with dyslexia, regardless of their age and abilities, to reach their potential.

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