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10 days…

The count down begins again.  I have only 10 days to knit before I have carpal tunnel surgery on my left hand.  I survived my non-knitting days when I had my right hand done, by reading blogs and many hours on Ravelry!

Well on New Years Day I found the Spring Shawl Surprice (surprise) kal and joined! 

I have now knit the first 12 rows 3 times!!!  (and it’s taken much coffee to do this!)

I love the yarn and love the color, but then I found the Secret of the Stole II kal (from the Nautical Knitter) and joined it too (it begins Jan 18 – the day after surgery – of course!)

So I made an executive decision to switch yarn on these projects.  I’m going to knit my SSS out of the dark red lace yarn I picked up at The Yarn Corner last year when I was getting ready for the MS3 (that I didn’t complete).  And I’m going to use the JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18 in suede color for the SOTS ii.  I started the SSS again today and so far so good.  I’m back to row 8 and I’m loving the color.  If you are thinking about joining this KAL you better hurry, she is going to close it on Tuesday the 8th when she posts the 2nd clue.

Other than knitting on my now red shawl today, it started snowing and I have been praying all day that it continues and that we get so much snow that I can’t go to work tomorrow – then I can knit more!  I feel like a kid wanting to stay home from school!

I’ll post more pictures of my SSS in red later this week. 

Have a great week and pray for SNOW!!!


still not knitting…

Well I’ve joined a few more KAL and I still can’t knit.  I’m getting really anxious and the only thing I can think of to do to make me feel better is “GO BUY SOME YARN”!  So tomorrow I think I’ll hit my LYS looking for yarn for my Mr. Green Jean’s sweater… I’m sure that will make me feel better.

Something else I’ve been doing a lot of lately is browsing Ravelry.  I so love this site.  I need to stop finding things to knit. 🙂  I have taken a few things off my “knitting waiting list” because of details people wrote about the patterns. 

I still have not been able to get the pictures downloaded off my camera to post some updated shots.  I’ll try to get things back on line this Sunday while hubby is on duty. 

This Saturday so much is happening… New Pathways class at The Yarn Corner, The Cranberry Festival in Grayland, and A Whale of a Quilt Show in Ocean Shores.  Looks like I’m going to have to back out of the knitting class and go to the Cranberry Festival with hubby.  Sunday I’ll go spend a few minutes at the Quilt show.  And the whole weekend I’ll be dreaming of knitting!

Sweet dreams!