And now for something completely different

OK, for a gripe.  I have spent the most part of my time the last little bit looking for a pretty cardigan pattern.  Something V-necked and fitting.  Maybe with cables.  Don’t really care as long as its V-neck and fitted.  WHICH DOESN’T EXIST!  I’ve found maybe 5 patterns out of all of ravelry, which fit those 2 simple criteria in some way, though not entirely.  Am I being picky?  I like things that make me look good.  V-neck with some fitting in my waist looks great!  I have 6 skeins of Rose Heather Wool Ease for a cardigan.  I think I’ll make it elbow length for spring.  It will be lovely, warm, happy.  But now comes the prospect of creating the silly thing.  From scratch because we can’t possibly have something be easy or already out there.  Hey, at least if I get it designed, then I get to sell it.


Its a cold, dreary Friday

So, against my better judgment, I picked up some cross-stitch last night and worked on it for, oh, I don’t know, a couple re-threads of my needle.  Put it down.  Its back in the embroidery basket.  Did not knit today.  I hope to goodness I’m not leaning towards something else besides knitting.  I need to be knitting.

And for a confession, my mind is restless.  I’ve been looking at sock patterns.   The Everlasting Bagstopper (its on my Ravelry Queue).  Lace patterns.  And I need to focus!  I need to at least finish this bag I’m knitting, and finish my friend’s pair of Fetching.  Not shopping for yarn and looking for more patterns to try.  And joining KAL’s left and right.  Granted the Weekly Dishcloth KAL may be fun and also encourage me.  But I need to finish what I’ve got first!  Help!

Finally, it would be such a wonderful day to sit curled up on the chaise, knitting, with a warm cup’a tea.  Mmmmmmm.  And of course, I’m here at work hoping 5 comes soon.  Oh Mr. Clock, please hurry!


I’m really enjoying ravelry, if I can just get some pics taken this weekend to post on flicker of current and past projects. I hate not having pictures. This is limited by the fact that the cable we use in order to connect to the internet is also used to connect our camera to the computer and severely limits how much I can do at one time.

I am currently at work bored out of my mind. I feel like my body is being attacked by some microscopic thing, and I am hoping we go home early due to the coming holiday weekend, but that is not guaranteed. So its sitting here, looking and sounding like I’m working, with my head feeling funny, hoping the email or announcement comes that says, please, go home.

My fetching gloves are coming along so nicely, and the alpaca is a dream! I’m also trying to plan out a lace smoke-ring, as I have not found a free pattern that suits me. I’m probably just being too picky.

Also, I thought I would share, the sewn bag pattern I posted earlier this week included the use of what I have discovered to be a difficult to find notion. The 14′ hex open purse frame can only be found online. So, not content to pay out the wazoo for one, I googled until I found As they are a wholesaler who will dable in retail, they sell that sort of thing for cheap, even for a single item , its in the US and at least where I’m it would arrive in a couple of days! So kudos to them! They also sell macrame supplies randomly but hey, its still cheap.

Also, after having to edit this post several times due to my lack of coherence, I realize the funny head feeling is affecting my thoughts, and therefore, any type of communication. I apologize in advance. I should not post with funny-head feeling