Tuesday, 28 August 2007

No Stitching

Hard to believe, folks, but I haven't stitched at all during this last week, in fact, not since my frogging attack two weeks ago. Withdrawl symptoms are setting in!

I have, however, knitted a bit on the Crown Princess's cardigan - & then promptly pulled it out again. I've also tried dying some fabric a deep olive shade (for Mermaid of Atlantis), but that, too, hasn't been much of a success. I've been to Spotlight today to purchase some much needed dye fixer.

I guess creativity has been down because I had people building the kitchen last week & I was too engrossed in the whole spectacle. It could also be because we had 7 days of much needed, glorious rain & what spare time I had I spent in the garden. It's the best Winter rain across eastern Australia in 8 years! Oh, how I miss those cold, wet & windy days of a European Winter.

Or was it because my MIL was visiting for the weekend & there was housework that needed to be a priority? LOL. Gypsy's cat hair on the spare bed is a definite no no.

It may be a wee while before I get back into stitching, because there is also a living to be earned. It's a busy time at school with lots of marking, & Spring vacation doesn't start for another 3 weeks. Can't wait!

I hope that you are all enjoying whatever you are working on.


Afterthought: Does anyone have a successful sock knitting pattern for adult ladies they can share or recommend, please? They are not readily available here in Brisbane


Anonymous said...

You have been a busy bee. How can you miss being cold and wet permanently for months? Want to swap places?

Bliss said...

Any day! LOL - I love cold weather & really miss it.

Alberta ('Berta) said...

You would never know it was still August...temps have dropped dramatically...nice to sleep in at night but you need a sweater during the day!

Still working on Fred! Not sure when I'll get him done, but I can see the progress.

Don't work too hard!

Name: Vicki said...

The kitchen looks great! I can tell from the tone of your post that you have much less stress with the kitchen almost done!! I wish we would get some rain! It's been extremely hot and dry this summer! (the season we are in on this side of the globe!) Have a great day!

tkdchick said...

I hope you have a chance to pick up a needle soon!