What started out as a simple, routine task expanded into a creative purge that has left piles of yarn, bags of unfinished projects, empty plastic bins, books and knitting needles not only strewn all around our bedroom but overflowing into my knitting room.
The routine task was to switch out the clothing in my closet from winter to spring outfits. It gets easier and easier every year because I trim down my wardrobe as I become more skilled and mixing, matching and accenting with scarves. Anyway, the clothing switch only took a couple of hours and I guess I had left over energy.
If it weren't for my new software program, Knitable, I added to my Palm Pilot, I probably would have focused that extra energy onto knitting or spinning on our back deck. But, tempted with the ability to load stash yarns and projects - both pending and current, I suddenly could not stand looking at my neglected collection neatly stacked on the top shelves of my closet. Well, there were more piles in our linen closet but I forgot about those until I'd already gotten myself too far along on the "purge" to turn back.
A good chunk of Saturday and Sunday was not sufficient to finish this rather overwhelming project. I'm going to have to take a couple of hours each evening this week in order to be completely finished by this weekend. I am determined to sit and knit my way through the entire Memorial Day weekend.