Sometimes You Fail

DSCF1220Sometimes your knit is such a fail you give it as a cat bed.  I know I’m not alone in this!  When will I learn that 3 dollar yarn is really 3 dollar yarn.?   At least Mr. Beatles who Turned 6 last week, thinks I knitted it just for him.  Sorry for the black blob of a photo of him.  He doesn’t like that camera and he just photographs as a black soft blob.  So glad he loves it.

DSCF1217Vera Vera Thank you for the colorful wonderful Twiddle Mitt.  I am so happy when the Mitts arrive.  Each one is so sweet and I know they will be appreciated because they asked for 30 of them!   I think this makes 11.

DSCF1221Although my obsessive mind wants to knit Mitts continually until I’ve reached my goal, my fingers just won’t allow it.  I was starting to get unsettled when I realized I needed to knit a sock.  So I am working on this toe finish today.  That’s sock number #1.  And then I went and ordered some Lorna’s Laces from Simply Socks site.  What is it about the sock that comforts and relaxes me?  I’m going to use the grieving excuse….to go on a yarn binge.

 

 

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Author: compassionknit

I've moved from irisheyesknitters.blogspot.com to compassionknit.wordpress.com on Nov. 7 2016. It is still me! glad you found me

16 thoughts on “Sometimes You Fail”

  1. The Mitts are such fun…but they are a real PITA to knit – LOL. Wish I had known about these when my Mom was alive. Not sure she would have fidgeted or twiddled with one, but I would have liked to try. Your new sock is looking great! Thanks for mentioning the Simply Socks site which I had never heard of – just what I need (NOT)!! Now I have to go look. No excuse needed for a yarn binge my friend. Have fun!

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  2. It looks like it was definitely NOT a failure. Mr. Beatles seems to love it! Your sock is looking lovely and I’m so glad that progress on the Mitts front is happening. Love Vera’s contribution. It’s so colorful and happy. 🙂
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  3. Daddio and I had a ball with his mitt today. We used it for a game of toss and he had so much fun. I had to pry it off his arm to play with it but it was worth it to see him smile for a change. As for unexpected cat blanket, my outside huts are full of them. Especially my early weaving. It was terrible.

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  4. You are spot on about sock knitting.For me, it is the predicability of a cuff, heel, toe. Sometimes I just want to knit and not have to think hard about a pattern or construction. I tend to knit the same few vanilla-ish socks though. I save lace patterns for shawls and thinking for sweater knitting.

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