Archive for August 17th, 2015


The Monet socks are done.

17 aug 2015-1

I am happy with the way they came out and I loved working with the yarn from Two Grey Dogs. I am eyeing a few of their other colorways that I’ve fallen in love with.

Dad’s blanket is 40% done. I took pictures, but I am not at one with the photo editor in this $#!!@&! new computer. So while it worked for the socks, it’s giving me grief over the blanket picture. I just spent two hours trying everything and still can’t figure it out. I miss my old computer so badly.

Dad’s blanket is now at a standstill which is putting me on edge. The yarn I need to complete it has been on backorder for several weeks now. I’d like to get the completed blanket to him while both my parents are still alive and able to enjoy it. So I feel this time pressure that is making me as short tempered as an angry bee.

Right now I am not engaged with any knitting project, though I do have a second sock to finish to make one pair complete. But I don’t want to work on that. I have shawls I could knit, but I don’t want to work on them either. I want to finish the blanket.

In addition, the cold has returned, though I suspect it never really left. I could go on and complain about the heat, the 80 tomatoes waiting for me to make them into sauce, that I ache all over thanks to the cancer medication and the weather, I also didn’t sleep last night courtesy of a certain little someone with four feet who held a nocturnal party all night. Yarn Rascal broke into the yarn vault, and well…there are a number of skeins that have been deconstructed and separated from their wrappers. As I type this, the little rascal is curled in a ball sleeping soundly in his bed.

As for me, I am going to try an attitude adjustment. I don’t know what that will entail, but I’m going to try anyway.

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