I've always known knitting is a sensual experience.
It's the feel the of the yarn -- rough, silky, smooth, bumpy.
There's the look of the piece as it grows in your hands.
Consider the sound of the needles, clicking endlessly.
But scent.... Scent is rarely discusssed. I was helping some students in my class choose their projects. L eventually settled on a Handmaiden kit for a wrap, in silk. Mmm... silk... The scent of silk is distinctive and fairly strong.
Denny and I were talking about it. She suggested some washes to get rid of it, but I like it. I clearly remember a purple raw silk top I owned 15 or so years ago, and its constant, faint aroma.
So now I'm obssessing about what I'm going to knit in silk.