A nugget emerged from the comments to my post about my mom’s sweaters.
Valerie writes: “My own mother knit herself moss stitch suits on size two needles. They were beautiful and so suited to wearing with white gloves. One was chartreuse, and I have gone on to host the Chartreuse group on Ravelry. Now she is 95 and can no longer walk or knit. When it cools off some I will crochet her some mitts per her request as her hands are always cold. Naturally they will be in fingering weight yarn.”
So much to love in this. Moss stitch suits on size two needles. White gloves. Making her mom some new mitts.
But really: the Chartreuse group on Ravelry? There’s a Chartreuse group on Ravelry? SIGN ME UP.
Who doesn’t love chartreuse? Who doesn’t need a little of “the color that makes us feel alive,” as it says at the top of the page for the Chartreuse group?
I mean: there has never been a group I needed to join more than the Chartreuse group on Ravelry.
I live in places because there is chartreuse nearby.
I wear chartreuse.
I cover my feet in chartreuse.
I cool off with chartreuse whenever I’m at a taco truck.
I continually knit things that have chartreuse in them.
I feel like I’ve found my people.
Did you know there are 36,847 groups on Ravelry? What is your favorite Ravelry group? Could it be half as gratifying as the Chartreuse group?