Once upon a time, there was a knitting blogger who had so many irons in the fire, she choked from smoke inhalation and fell out on the floor, incapable of anything other than staring off into space for weeks...
Okay, so I still spend way too much time staring off into space, but I'm back. Sort of. We are moved into our new home (LOVE it), we got through Christmas (LOVED seeing family), and then the month of January passed in a week's time. Today, I am determined to get a blog post done. This effort is helped by the fact that I didn't have to work today. The doctor's office I work for closed for the day and for half a day Wednesday due to impending winter weather. With my northern friends facing temps below zero and wind chills verging on ridiculous, I hate to complain about the 29 degrees we're having right now with a 90% chance of sleet/freezing rain/snow--but I'm gonna complain anyway. This is SOUTH MISSISSIPPI, folks. They don't know how to deal with winter weather down here (and in my opinion, they should never have to). On the up side, while it will be in the teens overnight tomorrow, by Saturday and Sunday, our highs will be near 70. That's as it should be. I say again: SOUTH. MISSISSIPPI.
When I last posted, I was preparing to move and working on Christmas knitting. As I said above, I got the moving done. Ahem... Christmas knitting? Not so much.
I did manage to complete socks for my daughter-in-law and socks for my mom (pattern yet unpublished), plus the scarf I had knitted over the summer for my son and one sock of a pair I was making for him.
|I have since finished the second sock|
I still owe my DIL something for her birthday, which I have planned but have been unable to locate the yarn I need for it and I haven't had time to run to my LYS to see if they have any.
So, it languishes, still partially un-seamed, while I decide what to do with it. Part of me wants to frog the whole thing and start over with modifications. The other part of me would rather stick some knitting needles in my eyes. Decisions, decisions...
Finally, let me close by offering a cute picture of The Husband's dog, Hildy, in front of our new fireplace. She absolutely loves sitting close to it. Sometimes too close.