My yarn collection is getting out of hand. I’m not quite to boxes filled with yarn, but I’m working my way there. Continue reading
My husband and I went to Fort Worth yesterday for a green card appointment. We had a really fun time, particularly once we got to the yarn store.
I’m getting really good at that: procrastiknitting. Because I know I should work on one project, I find myself inevitably drawn to another. Hence the golf club covers, alpaca scarflette, arm warmers, and pompom hat. Oh, and the new projects: a scarf and a cowl!
I just really need to take a moment to talk about this yarn. I completely underestimated it; I mean completely. What I thought was a hand spun yarn reminiscent of my first yarn turned out to be one of my favorite yarns to work with yet.
I’ve been busy not knitting at lunch! It’s been quite nice, actually, even when I consider how close Christmas is (46 days, if you wanted to know). With all the projects that need to be completed and sent out by the end of this month, you’d think I would focus more.
For the record, these were purchased before the “Buy less yarn” goal last week. These are what inspired that goal, which I failed at miserably that very weekend. *Deep breath* My name is Ana, and it has been 4 days since I last bought yarn. Thank you.
Remember number 4 on Friday’s list?
4. Try not to buy anymore yarn.
The shawl is real starting to turn out, despite my many mistakes along the way. I’m getting very close to the end of the first round of the new section. I’m so excited to see how it turns out!
Yesterday was, all in all, a pretty good day. We (folks at the office) went to work, and I was even serenaded by someone with a morbid birthday song. It was so much fun. As the afternoon wound down, I was feeling pretty good, though exhausted from allergies. Then, what do I see?