Old Mrs. Johnson lives alone in the forest and loves to knit sweaters and mittens for her grandchildren in the city. One day, when returning from a visit to the city, her solitude comes to an end when her mischievous forest neighbours reveal themselves in a delightfully colourful fashion. Who took her yarn, and what have they done with it? The colourful mystery is solved when the birds, rabbits, snakes, trees and other dwellers of Mrs. Johnson's forest neighbourhood are seen playing with the yarn. Suddenly, the forest doesn't seem so lonely anymore!