This is hard for me to write, so I'll keep it brief.
I started knitting in the fall of 2018 in an attempt cope with the loss of my best friend, a black and white cat named Rasmus.
We all have emotional scars. And like flesh wounds, they leave scar tissue on our surface. With time, the damaged tissue eventually grows tougher than the surrounding tissue, and leaves that particular area less prone to further damage.
We trade vulnerability for strength, and gain unique features.
My scarves are much the same. They have holes and wounds and scars. They are imperfect and unique. They shield me against cold weather and emotional trauma.
They are Scarf Tissue.
In memory of