Last weekend I came home from my day trip to Portland feeling inspired to work with spring-like colors. Many of the knitters who came to the yarn tasting were searching for a hint of spring - something cheery, something to chase away the remnants of winter.
I find it interesting how the seasons affect our color choices. Many times people choose colors to match the season - rich, intense colors for fall and winter; light, bright colors for spring and summer. I guess it's no different than the way people eat with the seasons - heavier foods in fall and winter, lighter fare in spring and summer.
I went in search of spring-colored yarn and may have gone a bit overboard. I had half a dozen skeins that were all calling me. It was time for my quirky selection process - a combination of what colors haven't I worked with recently and what colors do I really like right now. In the end I narrowed it down to two.
That may have been the easy part because now I need projects to go with the yarn. Which do you choose first - the yarn or the project?