I’m posting a little later than usual in the day today. I have a reason. Whether it’s a good one or not, I can’t say. What’s the reason? I was knitting.
Every morning, I wake up at 5 am, grab my knitting, turn on a podcast, and start knitting. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, I pause at about 6am to write my blog post. Today, I just couldn’t stop. I am seriously obsessed with this sweater.
In fact, I barely tore away from it just now to write, because I really want to share this with you. I have been knitting on this sweater every morning, every lunch break, and every evening all week. I cast on on Sunday, and I’m in danger of finishing this sweater by Sunday. No joke. My husband and I are going to the DFW area on Saturday, so there will be knitting time then, and then we’re driving down to Houston for a mini-vaca the next day. More knit time.
I’m getting ready to do the edging for the sweater. If it looks a little short, that’s because it is. Or rather, because I am. I am only 5 feet 3 inches tall, and the sweater is designed to be tunic length. I know from experience that that length just makes me look shorter. Instead, I’m stopping around the hip, a little bit below. This will also ensure that I have enough yarn. Since I recycled a sweater for this sweater, there’s no more yarn when this runs out.
I don’t know what’s come over me. Usually I alternate what I work on throughout the week. A little bit of this, a little bit of that, cast on something new. Ever since the 30 Day Sweater Challenge, I seem to be getting more monogamous. When I’m working on a project, I’m only working on that project. Now, if only I could convince myself to use this monogamous energy to finish up some WIPs rather than new projects, I’d be in great shape.
Are you typically a monogamous knitter? Or are you (like I usually am) prone to a collection of WIPs?