So Christmas came and went. You would think my holiday knitting was done right?
Let’s not even discuss the fact that the camera died again a couple days before Christmas. I must be some kind of camera curse. So how did the Christmas knitting go you are wondering? I’m sure someone out there did better than I did.
Dalek - Purple and black fingering weight yarn about 1″ or for those who know the lovely EXTERMIKNIT pattern the first row of bobbles.
Dad’s Hat- Frogged and cast on again Christmas Day….
Mom’s Hat – Yarn was chosen that’s progress right?
Cowl – One more repeat of the pattern (12 rows) and its done. That’s not too bad.
Glove and arm-warmer set - its been cast on there’s some ribbing…
How is it that last year I made, 4 hats, 3 scarves, 5 pairs of Mittens and this year 4 projects have foiled me. Alas. I’m sure my like of Subway riding has something to do with it. That is in fact where i get most of my knitting done.
And instead of this fact doing something like deterring me I am plugging along with my knitting and wondering if I can in fact do a stash bust in 2010 against one of my geek knitting friends. She has mostly lace-weight including a 3000 yard skein I helped her wind one day (helped as in provided swift and winder). I know most of my stash is worsted followed by sock lasty about 6-10 skeins of lace weight.
Though if I do the stash bust I can A) Sell any items from patterns I design on Etsy, and B) get a whole year to plot the Christmas Knitting.
I’m on a purchase diet until employment but oh is it tempting especially when one of my weekly knitting groups meets in a different yarn store every week. Though this helps with the discovery of old and new yarn stores. The latest new discovery being a really new store Gotham Fine Yarns down on Orchard St. Its a lovely addicting little shop where I’ve been to Wine and Knitting which the owner hosts every 1st and 3rd Friday and where Geek Knitting has met a couple times. Great owner open til 8 daily which once the wallet allows will make my heart swell with joy.
And I leave you with a lovely picture of Molly surfing the web.
You turn your back one second…