Friday, 1 April 2011

And now for something completely different - 2KCBWDAY5

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This is an experimental blogging day to try to push your creativity in blogging to the same level that you perhaps push your creativity in the items you create. There are no rules of a topic to blog about but this post should look at a different way to present content on your blog.


The Ballad of old Knitwear


(To be sung to the tune of 'When I'm Sixty-Four', with apologies to The Beatles!)


When I get older, losing my shape


Many years from now


Will you still be wearing me the way that you do


Pilled and felted, wearing thin too?


Will all the love that you put into me


Still be in your heart


Will you still need me, will you still love me


Though I'm falling apart?


When all the new things you knit are so cool


Will I be cast aside?


Will you still wear me, love me and care for me


Or will I have to hide?


sock casualty 001

9 comments:

PandaBearofDoom said...

Aww how lovely

minniemoll said...

Ha! Love it :)

Poor sock. I try and catch them before they get to that stage, but I've had a couple sneak up on me...

M said...

Oh I loved this post- I was almost singing along :D

Trish said...

Very Cute!!

faith76 said...

good post, poor sock x

Moonie said...

I sang that out loud :) Great one! Now, go give that sock the love it deserves and find your darning needle!

Julie said...

Awesome song, I love it! Old friends are often still the best friends, right?

Jenny said...

A sock love song, brilliant. It's quite heartbreaking when they wear out. I recently darned a pair (in a completely different colour)to keep them going a bit longer, so far so good, I'm glad I made the effort.

Gracey is not my name.... said...

Awesome ballad! I did sing along...