The Life of Discarded Things
No.2 The Unfinished Knitting
This little piece of crafted wool was once the spirit of optimism: a knitting project begun in the New Year, intended to be something warm and inviting to see its maker through the winter…
But then she went back to work, and at first he lay on a cushion on the sofa, waiting hopefully to be picked up in the evenings and on his way to becoming something. Then during a spring clean, he was placed into ‘the project basket’, and subsequently forgotten.
In his rage, he was transformed into quite a nasty little yōkai – with both sharp teeth and long fingers – all the better to bite holes in knitwear and pull out threads, and his owner now spends her life wondering where all the pilling comes from…
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