“Leon Battista Alberti, the 15th century architectural theorist, said, ‘Errors accumulate in the sketch and compound in the model.’ But better an imperfect dome in Florence than cathedrals in the clouds.” ― Twyla Tharp
Three requirements (personal opinion) for casting on: Use natural fiber (it’s warm). Classic, practical design (no fluffy, no silly). Durable (we walk every day, year-round). When weather drives most humans (and dogs) indoors, places outdoors open up. Because walking can take you places.
Such as a foray to pin down the location of fossil find that pre-dates dinosaur tracks, seen captured in a slab of rock placed in a city park. Interpreting those patterns into a new knitting design led back to a little-known story in a news archive about the specimen that shows “upper forelimbs and the neck of the animal embedded in red sandstone.”
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Will Durant