Conversation between me and a woman at my knitting group:
her: what’s that pattern that norma is knitting?
me: oh, that’s my pattern, Volare.
her: it’s nice.
me (shows her the paper pattern): yea, it’s pretty simple. i’m sure you can follow it even though you’re a beginner.
her (after looking at the pic above): oh, but i would want it bigger. i think they used the wrong model for this shawl. it fits her too small.
me: (too stunned to speak)
her: she’s too chunky.
me (now with mouth hanging open): um, that’s ME.
her: maybe if she was smaller….
me: um, do you recognize the person in that picture?
me (flips some pages and finds the picture above): how about her?
her: no, do you know her? is that you?
me: yes. it’s MY PATTERN.
her (screwing up her face): yea, it’s the wrong model. they should’ve used someone smaller.