So you know when you’re on a diet and you’re soooo good and you don’t cheat even a little bit but then you’re stressed or frustrated or whatever so you eat an entire bag of kit-kat mini’s in one sitting? And while you’re buzzing from the sugar high you realize that it probably would have been better to eat them one at a time over the course of a few months instead of trying to depriving yourself of everything that is good in the world?
Yeah apparently knitting works the same way.
I was being so good! I hadn’t bought anything knitting related since Cusco! That was like over 2 months ago… and I needed one little skein to finish the hat I started and well…
All of this is new.
It’s the fiber equivalent of a family-sized bag.
In my defense I really did need one skein of Malabrigio to finish this hat:
The second skein for matching mittens wasn’t really necessary, though.
And this other Malabrigo is for a Christmas gift (I’m only knitting one gift this year. Last year I went a little overboard so this year I’m not doing anything all. I think an every other year plan for handknit gifts is more than acceptable. Plus if I'm not crafting like a crazy woman maybe I'll actually send out cards):
Christmas gifts are totally justifiable… and I’m really liking how it knits up:
Irish Hiking Scarf Pattern – I wasn’t sure I’d like the variegated with the cables but it kindof works:
The rest I have no excuse for.
4 skeins of Cacade Heathers for a Back to School U-Neck.
I needed $15 more for the free shipping and I’m just that easy.
Oh and did I mention that one of the places I'm going this weekend is to Stitch DC? My friend wants me to help her refresh her memory on the whole knitting thing. No chance of me buying any more yarn there, right? Heh.