"I hate waiting."

As you might guess, I'm a bit impatient. I had hoped that picking up a pair of knitting needles would help me learn about the virtue of patience... but it seems I just want my projects to go along as quickly as possible.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

where toe up takes a whole different meaning

The job I used to have... as a youth treatment counselor... updated my slang
so that I'm only about 5 yrs uncool instead of a whole 10. Being toe up is not usually a compliment, but in the knitterly slang version



I'll be TOE UP anytime! Last Saturday, Stacey, her sister Whitney, and I took part I of II of the toe up/magic loop sock class. I see socks in an entirely new way.




I have not been able to hold onto my RULE OF FOUR. In guilt knitting, I started the teddy bear all in one that a friend wanted for her soon to be second son. You see above the start of a leg.

In the time that I have not been spending blogging, I've been busy doing schoolwork, internship, and hosting my good friend's annual visit back to Denver. Lots of blog ideas in my head, but when i actually had time to sit down to write, they all disappeared.

Coming soon to this blog: all my purchases at the String sale, and how I used my gift certificate at A Knitted Peace, (and what I bought this year at the WEBS annual sale).

8 Comments:

Anonymous marti said...

i also find that i write great blog posts in my head only to find them flittering away when i sit down at the computer to write. the socks in you picture look beautiful. what yarn are you using?

4/14/06, 1:10 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

Hee hee - that teddy bear outfit is going to be CUTE.

I love toe-up socks! Do you like knitting socks that way after the class?

I have a little notebook in my bag that I try to remember to jot down blog ideas in, because I have that same problem.

4/14/06, 6:27 AM  
Anonymous Rebekah said...

That looks like an adorable pattern, can't wait to see how it knits up.

4/14/06, 8:47 AM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Crap. It's time for Web's sale already? Tom's going to kill me but you know I have to go look. Just one little look won't hurt right?

4/14/06, 10:52 AM  
Blogger Wanda said...

The sock looks great! Did you finish the first one? I can't wait to see what your other purchases are!! Did we decide on a knitting night for next week?

4/15/06, 1:43 PM  
Blogger Calling Kahlo said...

I noticed the WEBS sale kicked off, how tempting! I believe the sale goes until May 31st so we all have a little time to organize our lists.

4/15/06, 7:31 PM  
Blogger Catherine Kerth said...

love the socks! and that teddy bear out fit is really too cute for words... glad to know that you have been working on school work during you blogging absense... thats a better excuse than min ;) LAZY! can't wait to see the yarn porn!

4/17/06, 7:50 PM  
Blogger Peevish said...

nice socks! Which yarn are you using?

4/19/06, 7:24 PM  

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