Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Things I have

Well, looky at what we have here!

Purple Cables

I have a blocked piece of Dapple. In fact, I have four blocked pieces (front, back, two sleeves) of Dapple. I also have Tyger home with me, full of the cold, but that's more than ok because it means that what I don't have is a school pick up deadline, and instead do have a lovely clear afternoon in front of me, the only interruptions being to make another cup of lemon/ginger tea or heat up more chicken soup.

I also have one ball of yarn left, with which I need to pick up 192 stitches, and knit up a lovely thick garter stich neckline.

Gulp. One measly ball with which to do all that? As you can probably imagine, I also have clammy hands, severe doubts about my yarn supply and very few fingernails left, as I have bitten them all down to the quick in my current state of lack-of-yarn induced anxiety.

If this doesn't work out, I may also have a hissy fit. Just warning y'all!

(And trust me - although they don't happen often, my husband tells me that when they do, they are SPECTACTULAR! Even more so when craft induced.)

5 comments:

  1. Gah! Not that old YARN CHICKEN chestnut! My fingernails are bitten to the quick, in sympathy-like.

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  2. Hello! It's Jackie from Sunspun. Call the shop tomorrow and I can put an extra ball of yarn aside for you. Just in case.

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  3. I can sew anything, literally anything, but when it comes to knitting, I suck! It's post like this that have me wishing I was good at knitting.

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  4. The faster you knit, the less yarn gets used... that's my theory, anyway!

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  5. Um yeah. Maybe don't come in to the studio tomorrow. I don't want to witness the hissy fit thanks ;)

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