Archive for June 26th, 2015

I plan on hibernating (locking myself in the yarn vault and meditating) at least part of this weekend. The Skipper’s family and grand kids are arriving Sunday and after the week I’ve had, well…let’s say I need to get my mind around it.

My computer was not able to be fixed. When the technician told me it was kaput I went into shock and then grief as if someone, not something, had died. Because we believe it was a virus that murdered it, I lost everything I had on it. Even the things I backed up I can’t use because I could have also backed up the virus. So much for setting restore points and carefully backing up files.

I was not ready to get a new computer, but there I was needing to do just that. While shopping for the new computer I moved through three of the four stages of grief: denial, anger (oh was I mad), and depression. I hate having to learn a new operating system. I hate having lost a number of programs that I depend on to help me with my work and now will have to replace. A pox on those who write malicious codes.

I believe I know when the virus (thanks Norton for not doing your job) occurred and so I am going to do things a little differently from now on. The first new thing you will notice is that the Sunday Images will now be shown only on my Pinterest site. You will have to click on the “here” button I will provide each Sunday to see them. This week’s Sunday Image theme is Resort wear for 2016. We’re not even halfway through the summer and the industry is already into next year.

Stripes are a big deal again, only this time they aren’t static, they move and don’t always go straight across in a clean line. Texture within stripes is also happening. Sequential knitting designs are giving way and becoming stripes in their own right and not necessarily repeated within the garment. Breaking up sequential knitting like this adds texture and interest to a classically shaped garment giving it a fresh look.

So I hope y’all will click through to my Pinterest page this Sunday and enjoy the fashion show.

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