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Making - or the lack of - so far this year.

I'm not sure how I managed to leave it this late to post for the first time in 2019. I've been back at work for two weeks. I've tried several times to cut fabric for planned projects. I've picked up my knitting and put it down again. I've adjusted sewing patterns, but then I've done nothing. 
Part of it is definitely the glorious summer weather we've been having. One of the last things I want to do is knit or sit at the sewing machine when the sunshine is so good. 
The major part of it though is the very important conversations being had in the knitting community over the past two weeks about racism, diversity and representation. There is a good backgrounder on Ravelry and I encourage you to read it and check out the links provided. I've spent a lot of time, reading, reflecting, learning and talking to others here in our local yarn community. I'm committed to learning and doing more and I'm very keen to find more diverse yarn dyers and pattern …

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