Wave hands like Jedi
Apparently I have been in a funk lately. This has gone unrecognized until today. I have painted walls and ceilings. (Ow Rhomboids) Cleaned the basement, snowthrown, filled bird feeders, run errands, swapped yarns, and knit. Does that sound like a funk? No....but upon further consideration of the symptoms we begin to recognise the signs.
I knit Carmela 8 from the Adrienne Vittadini fall 2002. It's a cable trimmed wrap cardigan, hitting just below the hips. Yes, I knit the whole thing. The Azaleas are in the picture because they are far more interesting than the sweater. I was laying it out today for seaming and suddenly realised that if I wanted a plain vanilla sweater I could have purchased one at TJM-xx for less than the cost of the yarn. Heck, if I were going to wear something this boring I would wear my sherpa lined zip sweatshirt with pockets and be snuggly.
Instead of knitting miles of stockinette I could have been finishing any number of UFOs. But I got a bad case of startitis and cast this on, and just kept going. Sad, sad, sad. And nary a knitter around to ask "What the H-ll?!?"
So now I am going to frog this sad classic and knit something with a little Zing.