I know I’ve been quiet this week. There has been a sort of strange confluence of circumstances which has made it impossible for me to compose a blog post of any interest. I hope to return to my regularly bloggy (and hopefully interesting) self soon. In the mean time, please enjoy this video. Thanks, twitchyknitter!
- Design the Knitter’s Choice cable swatch and write up the pattern for it.
- Finish the hat
- Weave in all the ends and block the swatches
- Tag and bag the swatches
- Do the written work (answer the questions about the swatches and write a 2 page paper on the care and blocking of knits)
An old friend (sadly blogless) sent this to me by email.
Jobs I’ve had in my life:
1. Flower deliverer
2. Movie Theater Staff
3. Portrait studio manager
4. Preflight Technician
Movies I’d watch over and over
1. The Empire Strikes Back
2. The Princess Bride
3. Gone With the Wind
4. A Christmas Story
Places I’ve lived:
1. Salt Lake City, UT
2. Palmdale, CA
3. Pocatello, ID
4. Norwalk, CT
TV Shows I love to watch
1. Doctor Who
3. Boston Legal
4. Pushing Daisies
Places I’ve been
2. Niagara Falls
3. The Grand Canyon
Favorite Things to Eat
3. Potato Chips
4. Chocolate (hrm, I wonder what time of the month it is…)
Places I’d rather be right now
1. on vacation
2. near the ocean
3. where it’s warm
4. and the sun is shining
Things I am looking forward to this year
1. premiere of season 4 of Doctor Who
2. knitting my first adult sized sweater
3. the Summer of Socks (I hope!)
Things I could do without
2. the rise in the cost of living
3. cold weather (hurry spring!)
My children have been eating candy since 5 am. Does that make me a bad mother?
I have come across some really miserable people on Ravelry. People that go out of their way to make snippy comments about other bloggers, someone’s preference to acrylic or “throwing” method of knitting, etc. I know, I know…knitters are just people, and well…a lot of people are assholes, but I tend to bury my head in the sand and go on thinking we’re all sort of in this together. I tend to think that we would celebrate each other’s accomplishments and mourn together when we accidentally felt that beautiful cabled sweater. But I have, more often that once, seen this branded as “pathetic” and most recently as “treating knitting like a disease”. What?
Hooray! It’s Booty Club Delivery Day (or BCDD as it’s known in our house).
Isn’t it pretty?
7? Already? Time really flies, doesn’t it?
Of course, Clapotis is still on the needles and I’m still
trying to motivate working on the Master Knitter thing. There’s just no new progress to photograph. As always, the details of all my projects, should you be interested, are posted on Ravelry. Now, if you will excuse me, I’m going to go read.