Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Still no knittin' goin' on

But I did sew a skirt for the middle kid. She asked for a skirt waaay before Christmas, but I only got round to making it a couple weeks ago. She chose the fabrics and I sewed it up. It looks bright and cheerful! :)
There's nothing new on the knitting-front, I'm on my third week of non-knitting, and I think I might just as well give in and start knitting again. See, my reasoning is, that if I haven't knit a stitch in over two weeks, and my thumbs haven't gotten any better, then it wasn't knitting that made the thumbs sore in the first place. And I can just as well start knitting again. I'm tired of sitting around and doing nothing all evening. Bah. So next time I might actually have something knitted to show you. ;) (Or I might show you the skirt and vest I made myself, I just have to get them photographed first..)

Monday, January 10, 2011

First two for 2011

Well, um, apparently I don't have that much to say, so I'll just show you my latest FOs, a pair of plain old mittens (made with not-so-plain-old-Noro-yarn), that are too big for me, and a slouchy hat (made with Cherry Tree Hill sock yarn). The hat started out as the Sockhead hat, but I only used the amount of cast-on stitches from the original pattern. And after casting on, I just ignored the pattern, and made the hat the way I wanted it. :)

Dunno when I'll have any more knits to show off, I have to take a break from knitting, because both my thumbs are crazy sore. My right thumb has been sore for, oh, two months or so, but now my left thumb is sore too. Oh poo. I'm thinking of taking a one-week break to start with, and we'll see if the thumbs get any better. I'm two days into this first week, and I'm going bonkers. How anyone can sit around and watch TV without doing anything with their hands is beyond me. And those of you who would want to do something, and can't, you have my deepest sympathies.