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Monday, February 1, 2010

Short Attention Span

The problem with knitting scarves (slower than backwards) and BLOGGING about it, it's hard to show interesting progress pictures. Here look it's the scarf, it looks the same, but um it's longer? And because I knit so incredibly slow...I am wondering if my knitting blog can be compared to watching paint dry. What do you think? Tell me, be honest. Smirk.

Well here's Lilac Blooms the same but longer.

Lilac Blooms

It really is a fun knit and easily memorized...I don't even need my pattern notes any more. If I was smart I would work on a draft of the actual finished pattern, so it'll be done and finished once this scarf is completed. (First I gotta steal back my desktop from the kids).

Because I don't have enough to knit, this weekend I started a new project. It was at first someone else's pattern, but then because I am me I just started doin' my own thing. So a hat turned into a snood. (I have been wanting to make a snood for a while now).

A snoody blob

I know it doesn't look very snoody, yet. Does it look snoody from this angle?

A blob!

No? Yeah, looks like a blob to me too. I am not sure if it WILL be a snood once I am done, but I have hopes. High grand hopes. It's going to fly off the needles soon though, as I am knitting on size 9 needles.

I am in desperate need of a finished project. Oh what happened to the Lace Ribbon scarf that was very nearly complete? I am still plugging away...I just got, erm, distracted. Grin.

I am waiting for it to grow to my size. I think I have one more foot of knitting...I think. Heck, this may turn into The Scarf That Never Ends.

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I feel your pain! I decided, just yesterday, that rather than start that new project I so desperately want to start, to finish up some in-the-works projects. This is very hard for me, but I've given myself a month to do it, and I think I will.

Good luck!
We just repainted the house. I hate to tell you, but that was a lot of fun watching THAT paint dry. Fortunately, I remembered to take pictures.

Snoody.... love it. -p
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