After our trip, I couldn’t convince myself to work on anything. I brought two (previously unblogged) projects with me on the trip to work on – a crocheted log cabin baby afghan, and my Cherie Amour, which I’m making from the remainder of the yarn used for Charlie’s hoodie. (I know what you’re thinking. Big remainder, right? It was on sale.) But I didn’t want to work on those. And my ‘working space’ stash had been packed up and shoved into the garage. For days, I did nothing yarny, just sluffed around doing things like ‘dishes’ and ‘vomiting’ – oh, right, we all had the flu, too – and sulked about how I wished I had something fun to work on.
Leave it to knitty to cure my funk!
If you haven’t seen it already, check out the pattern for this excellent intro to entrelac – Quant! This is my first time trying it, and the directions are clear enough that I didn’t have
any many problems. It was the perfect use, too, for a stray ball of Noro Kureyon that I brought home from my local yarn store last month. There was only one knot in the skein, which obviously interrupted the color transition, but I’m pretending that it didn’t happen. I liked the Noro, otherwise, Vegetable Matter and all!
I’ve actually finished my Quant, but pictures must wait till tomorrow. It was cool and overcast today! I find the cooler weather inspires me to make warm things to wear, and we’re going to need it two months from now when we get to Japan! (That’s rather a lot of exclamation points.)