Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Oh, So Random

A Snail's Pace

I have nothing today but random thoughts.  You’ve been warned.  Remember in my last post where I mentioned that the gloomy days affect my motivation level?  Well, that’s my excuse (works for me).  It’s like my brain is in a fog.  I have done some knitting but I realized last night that I’m not currently working on anything that’s fun.  This, due in large part to the fact that I am yet slogging away at The Husband’s sweater.  I’m still on sleeve #1, v. 3.0.  It has grown considerably since I last posted, but it’s not growing fast enough to suit me. 

The worst part of looking at this is realizing I still have another bloody sleeve to do after this one is done.  Shoot me now…  (I really do hate how whiny I’ve gotten over this thing but I can’t seem to help it.  Apologies to all.)

I was dabbling with my mystery project but that’s at a standstill now because I realized I didn’t get enough yarn.  I’m not sure how I miscalculated it so badly, but I’m willing to bet that I did the math on a gloomy day.  So, I need to dash over to the yarn shop sometime today to fetch some more.  My lace project is also hibernating since I know that as soon as I pick it up and work on it, I will surely cast aside the above knitting nemesis for the thrill of working on something I actually enjoy.  And look, my sock yarn is still languishing (for the same reason I’m not knitting my lace project)…

Other than that, I’m just waiting for the sun to shine (the weatherman says maybe on Friday - dare I hope?).  In the meantime, The Husband and I have done some routine things:

We ate sushi.
He's good with chopsticks.
I would starve without a fork.

Hawaiian roll - YUM!

We shopped for groceries.

Does anyone remember when tomatoes used to be dark orange/red??

I took a picture of my daughter’s dog with a bird feather stuck to her nose.


Yep, it’s been one thrill after another.  Don’t be jealous.

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  1. I completely understand how you feel about the jumper. I absolutely hated knitting my daughter's jumper last month and won't be doing another one for a long time. It was tempting to start something small and pretty, but I just wanted to get the jumper finished and out of my hair.

    1. Oh, but your daughter's jumper came out so beautifully! I have done several sweaters, but this one takes the cake...

  2. Is that Shibui Sock in "dragon"? I think I've had the same yarn in my stash for two years now. I can't wait to finally use it...

    1. It is Shibui Sock in "dragonfly". It is SO pretty! Will you make socks with yours?

  3. I have my ball of yarn and needles sitting by my recliner...plan to tackle it soon...i'm nervous...haven't knitted in years but you have inspired me!! Love, cindy

  4. Here is my prescription for curing your winter knitting blues. When you go to the yarn store find a beautiful bright red yarn. Find a quick knit hat or fingerless mitt pattern on Ravelry. Spend two days knitting the cheerful colour. You will feel much better when you are finished.

    1. What a great idea! Plus, an excuse to buy some more yarn. How can my husband argue with that? I mean, it's for health reasons, right? ; )


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