Friday, March 28, 2008

Settled now?

Between moving, classes starting up again, personal happenings and the ridiculous heat we have had lately, I just haven't felt settled.

Funnily enough my knitting seems to follow the pattern of my current classwork. Scattered and all over the place.
I start off all enthused and race along until something gets tricky/ I make a mistake/ I don't understand something. Then I skip ahead to the next section as best I can.
Ultimately I have to come back to that point and fix it to be able to finish it.

Guess what I am doing this afternoon...........and no it's not knitting :(.

Where does that leave me with my knitting?

Spotlight socks - Yarn needs major untangling.

Opal socks - I need to rip back a few rows, my feet aren't THAT long.

Black Black Black - I need to sew up the pieces.......... someone send seaming mood.

Mitts - I need to rip back......... I forgot to increase for the thumb duh.......... oh and what do I do with all those ends? Do I just leave them and sew them in later? Do I sew them in along the way? If so........ how and where?

Rogue - I love this. I have separated the front and back.
Working on the back and eeek, my tension seems to have changed.

I think I know how to fix this, I am just not in the mood to rip back just now.

That is one pile of uninspiring knitting staring at me. It all needs fixing of some sort.

What to do, what to do.......... ohhhhhhhhh I know cast on............

YAY!!! Cleckheaton Angora Supreme in grey. Cast on Gretel for me.

Knit, knit, knit.

What the ??? Broken yarn........

Join yarn.

Knit, knit, knit.

Broken yarn......... eeek moths have been munching.

Throw yarn down in disgust.

Get out other ball of yarn and wind it to check for damage.

Perfect ball, nothing wrong with it. Trust me to have started with the moth eaten ball.

Wonder why moths ate one ball and not the other. Decide it doesn't matter and just be grateful they left me something to knit with.

Decide it's time to work on the one thing that doesn't need fixing.


Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed raided from stash.


Life's little stuff said...

Know that feeling. I was given some wool and I think someone must have cut into it 'cos there were lots of ends : )
Hope the slump(?) passes. Oh, Cunninghams have some nice Easter Chocs cheap, maybe that will help.
Huggs Tina

Chrisknits said...

You are a busy girl. Take time to stop and smell the wool fiber!

Kate_knits_a_bit said...

I too am at the 'too much' stage - I fear I may even ::gasp:: lay out the WIPs and organise them!!!
I'm glad you have a Cobblestone to save you from this fate...

2paw said...

There are definitely days like this!! Obviously Cobblestone was fated to be The One!! It does look particularly good!!

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