Here it is, the late one again. I’m still in the midst of Christmas knitting paralysis, and am continuing to slog through my projects. Woefully sad, but I’ll still disclose. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Underwhelming.
I started the Fake Isle hat and was enjoying the fair isle part and the color changes. Then the scratchy Noro Kureyon was rubbing my finger raw and I got derailed. I convinced myself that I didn’t have to finish this one off because it got moved to my non-essential holiday knitting column, i.e., surprise holiday gifts to people who aren’t expecting anything from me. Here’s where I left off.
Slogging along on the Noro Striped Scarf. It has gotten to the point where it’s long enough to get twisted up in the yarn and bug the crap out of me. My solution? Sweetie Girl’s pony tail holder bundles it all up and keeps it out of the way.
That helped for quite a few more rows, until I came across this snafu. A knot in the Silk Garden. Doh!
So now I have to spit splice it together before I can crank more of this puppy out. Here’s how she’s looking so far.
My reward after working as long as I can on the mind-numbing Noro Striped Scarf is the You Don’t Know Our Women Hat by Bobbi, the Kelly-Green Rogue. I showed my niece the picture, and she thought it’d be cute in white and white a pom-pom on top. I remembered and dug out the Lamb’s Pride Chunky yarn I have and cast on. Ahhhhhh, a hat fix.
I’m still wanting to knit hats, hats and more hats. So much so that I was spied buying Patons SWS yarn at Michael’s for a Le Slouch. Shhhhhh… I’ll never admit it if you ask me. Let’s see if I actually getting around to making it. The big question is seed or stockinette? I’m sure I won’t finish my knits before Christmas but I’ll do my darnedest. Good luck on your holiday knitting, especially if you’re in the same boat as I… up the proverbial creek without a paddle.