Friday, May 18, 2007

Knot So Happy



Sometimes, even the best plans so awry. In fact, in my life, planning is almost futile. Of course if I would take certain things into consideration, I might be able to plan things out a tad better. I'm referring mostly to my Luna Shawl in progress. What is it with me and knots and flaws in my yarn? Just started a new skein on this lace and after 2 1/2 rows, there it was. Almost in the center of my knitting. So I had to rip back and start the skein over.

Anyway... I really thought I would have this shawl finished and ready to block by this weekend, but there are always a few factors I forget to consider. Like A) Time and B) Setbacks. Well, I'll be knitting away over the weekend.

Also wanted to note, there's a contest at Jimmy Beans Wool . Check it out. I haven't read all of the details, but it seems to be an ongoing thing.

Ran into this great tutorial on recycling flip flops. I suppose you could use new ones, which is what I plan to do, since I don't have any old flip flops around. Cute Espadrilles result!

And completely unrelated to anything, check out this Face Morph site. If nothing else, it'll give you some laughs.

4 comments:

kim said...

Don't you just hate when you get a knot in a skein? I always feel as though they should be perfect, and I have been tricked! Good luck with the shawl. It looks pretty so far. And thanks for the fun links. Have a great weekend.

Nora said...

When I took up knitting again, I'd find knots everywhere - and almost nearly in the centre of a row. Now, not so much. I can definitely understand the frustration.

Love the espadrilles - in black! :)

nona said...

Bummer about the knotty yarn -- do you have an easy way to splice the yarn together and avoid pesky ends to weave in? Thanks for the fun links, I especially like the flip-flop espadrilles :-)

Nora said...

I wanted to email you about your comment regarding my 7 (well, 5) random facts post, but I've lost your address - again!
Thank you so much for your kind words.
Pls email me when you get a moment.