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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 13, Number 1, March 2019
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Diana Webb
Leatherhead, Surrey, UK


Cast of Thousands

knit and natter group
getting out of hand
tangled yarns

One of my earliest memories; my grandmother's lightning fingers flashing her needles through the wool. At that moment I think to myself I am four years old and I mime her actions.

Sixteenth birthday. My mother brings me a sweater she has finely crafted in purl and plain.

Myriad dropped stitches later, my scarf of many colours has grown, row by row, as my hands remember.

solitude
needles click in time
with the clock's tick

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