Friday, January 25, 2008
Sorry for the quality of the photos, the camera batteries were MIA! LOL!
I found the pattern at
Barbie Basics by Lynne Sears
There's ton's of free patterns at this site!
I used US size 3 needles and the yarn was something from my stash. I don't remember what yarn it is, but it's a soft acrylic.
I recently ordered some sock yarn on-line, so I think I'm back to knitting!
Thursday, January 24, 2008
A lot of you have been so sweet & have been inquiring about my healing progress with the burns to my hands. And a lot of you are wondering if I have been able to get back to my knitting.
Well, the answer is yes & no. I have been knitting off & on sort of as therapy. I’ve done a whole bunch of knitting & a whole bunch of nothing. I’ve worked on dishcloths and ripped them out. I’ve worked on a hat & a scarf and…ripped them out. I even started to work on a sock & ripped that out, too! I have no idea what was wrong with me, but nothing was bringing me satisfaction or the peace & tranquility that I usually get whenever I knit.
I could really relate to my friend, Joansie’s blog a while back, when she said that she wanted to knit, but she didn’t want to start anything new because she already had so many WIP’s. Boy, could I relate. I still haven’t worked on my white cardigan from a while ago, and with my burns being fresh, I didn’t want to get anything on the white yarn.
Now, I am glad to post that I think that I am just about over my period of knitting-discontentment. I’ll be posting about my latest knitting project soon.
For of those who want to see how my grafts are healing, see photo. Hopefully it’s not too disturbing for some to view.
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