Green is the word…

If you’d have asked me what my favourite colour was before I got involved in spinning and, to a lesser extent, knitting I could have confidently told you it was purple. I wouldn’t have defined the shade and although I would have gone for the darker end of the spectrum out of choice I would have been happy with anything.
Now I find myself unable to name a colour without inserting an adjective first. Colours are now rusty orange, lemon yellow or Tardis blue.
 I bought a cardigan in what I am currently considering to be “my perfect green” from United Colors of Benetton. It is like a dark apple green and make me think of the 1950s (which I doubt is historically accurate) but it was buying this that reawakened my love for the colour. Today my favourite colours include many shades of green.


I find I am drawn to greens for knitting, spinning and wearing.
Here are some of my favorite greens that I have knit, spun or will do soon and last but not least a lovely green for drinking.






My Gin! 11/366

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5 Responses to Green is the word…

  1. freshstitches says:

    Beautiful greens!

  2. Alexandra says:

    I love green too! It’s such a happy color!

  3. Love all the greens, especially the last one! 😉

  4. Kepanie says:

    These are beautiful, awesome greens! I love how you insert adjectives in front of color.

  5. frockfarie says:

    I also love green and use it a lot. Always reminds me of nature.

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