I'm now totally obsessed with knitting. OBSESSED. Love it. I can't get enough of it. Lately instead of "craving" the feel of fabric and pins and the smell of the machine...I just gotta have some needles & yarn in my hot little hands. What is going on? What is this?
It's perfect, is what it is. I can't sew in the car, or at the doctor's office, or on the couch watching TV, or during playgroup, ...but I can knit, baby.
My first project:
OK, yeah, it's a dish rag with two inexplicable holes in it. But it's cool! And on its maiden voyage, it didn't all fall apart - SCORE!
check out the binding off job - not too shabby for a first timer
My current project - a Swiffer cover. (Sigh, I know.) But this is the stuff that it's OK to make mistakes and learn on so I can move on to more delightfully delicious projects such as....
and other adorable things.
I wonder how my sewing machine must be feeling. It miraculously reset itself after a few days - I was literally about to walk out the door to drive it to G'burg, when I thought, "I'd better turn it on one more time" and lo and behold, it was working like new again. Would it be wrong to use it to sew a knitting needle roll-up bag? ;) Ha. Of course not. The two can learn to coexist. I've got sewing projects lined up as far as the eye can see, too. Today: new hat & mittens for my little guy. Here are the ones I did for Abby a couple weeks ago:
Nolan's getting a boy version today - army colors & salamanders - just in time for our next Nor'Easter. ;) Then, an Easter dress for Abs, some spring/summer tops for moi, a purse or two, (a knitting bag - ssh), then...we'll all just have to wait and find out.