Thursday, August 23, 2007
Well, not really. But it can be 50 degrees anytime now. I'm so sick of almost 100 degree weather. It's been like 20 days now. The older I get, the more winter appeals to me. And thanks to Global Warming, we only have like a week or two of weather that is cold enough that I have to actually wear a heavy coat. I've been putting off buying a new one for 3 years now cause it never really seems like I need one. It seems that I am getting ready for snow. After reading my Knitting Daily email from yesterday, I made myself make a list of all my WIP's. I didn't realize how much I have going on. I need to cut back a bit. Here it is: 1. Trellis from Knitty that is overdue for gifting. I ALMOST sewed it all together the other night, when I realized that the fronts don't match the back. They are about 3 rows shorter and the cables are not matching up at the shoulders. I had to frog the left side back to the armhole decrease and need to add 3 rows on the right side and it should be all good. Of course, it's sitting in a basket in it's frogged and still in pieces state. 2. Mini Lady Eleanor from Scarf Style. It really is fantastic. I'm using Patons SWS in colorway Natural Earth. Wish I could show U some pics but my usb cable for my camera I think is defective. (which bumbs me out!) 3. Fitted Knits Mini Cardi - I just cast this one on yesterday and it is going so fast. I went w/ the Raspberry and I'm torn as to weather or not I should use a different color for the edging or not. I'm just not sure if I'm a multi-colored kinda gal. It's cute on the super-thin model though :) 4. Entrelac "sock" for my waterbottle. Yes, really, I'm making a sock for my water bottle. I'm trying to be as green as I can though and stop purchasing bottled water. My water w/ my Pur filter at home tastes just as good if not better. And I love my Rubbermaid pink bottle. It just sweats a lot and when I put a koozie on it, the ice melts slower. 5. Mini-sweater by SJ - it's in Lion Brand Cotton Ease in Cream and I haven't touched it in weeks. I'm threatening it that it might be frogged soon! 6. Nantucket Jacket - I love, love, love this sweater, but I'm second guessing my yarn choice and might go down a size since it has "grown" bc I used cotton. I might try to budget to do it in a wool blend. 6.5 Currently Swatching for another Shedir. I'm looking for the perfect color chocolate brown in a merino/ cashmere blend that is also dk weight and I'm discovering that there is no such creature. On another bummer note... the boys poured kool aid in my printer/scanner and now I'm w/out both. I'm about to die. I live for technology...... I'm on the internet everyday trying to decide which model to go w/ and when I think I've decided I either can't find it in stores or change my mind to something else. In the past 18 hourse I've changed my mind 4 times. The plan is though to buy something that I will love enough to not use a commercial photo processor anylonger. So I guess it's worth the wait if I get something that I end up falling in love w/.