Oh me! Oh knitting! of the questions of these recurring, Of the endless faces of the failed, Of sweaters fill’d with errors, Of myself forever reproaching myself, (for who more error prone than I, and who more knitterly?) Of needles that vainly crave the stitches, of the sweaters mean, of the struggle ever renew’d, Of…

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Two yarns I pulled from upon shelf And sorry I could not purchase both And be one knitter, long I stood And thought about what I might make With the skein I held in left Then took the other, just as fair, And having perhaps a better claim Because it was bright and wanted wear;…

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A swath of Yellow led the eye Unto a Purple thread Whose soft inhabitants to be Surpasses in my head If hue the silence contradict Or shade presume to show In that low corner of the Shelf Impossible to know. Original poem by Emily Dickinson

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In honor of Poetry Month, the month of April, I will be posting poems that I have rewritten with a yarn theme. Enjoy! so much depends upon a red yarn skein spun with wool and cashmere waiting in the back Original poem by William Carlos Williams

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