I have had a completely unproductive week in terms of knitting. As things calmed down the last couple of days I began dreaming about a quiet knitting weekend. The weather that stormed in during the night helped with my crafty mood. What do you think?
Yep, lots of hot tea, some cookies, big comfortable pillows and a comforter. Well, at least as of Saturday afternoon. In my typical Puritan Work Ethic attitude, I feel I must "earn" my indulgent knitting weekend. That translates into spending a good chunk of time in the office catching up on a rather long To Do List. It's a good thing they are all small projects. It will feel awfully good to make little check marks next to them!
The storm kept me awake last night so I found myself thinking about knitting. As I made plans I began to wonder what the reality of my plans would look like all piled up. On Friday I received a package from the warehouse with yarn for the October Knitter's Almanac project and the Moderne Baby Blanket from Mason Dixon Knitting. This morning I gathered up all the yarn from other projects I wanted to work on over the next two days and took them into the office. We received samples of two very good books this week that I also want to read - Drunk, Divorced and Covered in Cat Hair by Laurie Perry (Crazy Aunt Pearl) and Knitting America by Susan M. Strawn. We should have them in the warehouse in a couple of weeks.
I grabbed a couple of baskets from photography so I could arrange all my projects "artfully" for the shot. The result is exactly what I wanted - hysterically funny! What plane of reality do I think I occupy?
Hendrix's sweater still in the planning stage. (Back left)
Modern Baby Blanket just getting started. This will be my second one. (Back center)
Leggings from Knitter's Almanac (Front left)
Lime Green Polo Shirt for October from Knitter's Almanac (Front center)
Drunk, Divorced & Covered in Cat Hair
Plain black socks using Magic Loop
Really it is rather ridiculous but knitters are an optimistic bunch!