Winding threads -small stone 8

The silky strand slides easily between my fingers
Unravelling the skein, holding light tension,
Wrapping carefully on the card.
Then a snag,
a catch,
a snarl,
which threatens to become a knot.
Stop, do not force or pull too hard.
Gently untangle, untwist and clear the muddle
Releasing the smooth straight thread.

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Winding threads on to card bobbins ready for stitching can be very soothing and relaxing – until I hit a snag, and get in a tangle…

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2 responses to “Winding threads -small stone 8

  1. An insightful comment on the reality of people and life. Go gently.

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