I’ve been bushed lately – I worked more at the store this past week because of sidewalk sales. It was busy, but at the same time the days just dragged. I was so pooped that I could barely pick up any knitting. I think I only knit 2 or 3 rows on my Bottoms Up hat (after finally casting on properly!).
This funk has not stopped me from purchasing yarn though – I took one of my closest friends http://www.yarnsdownunder.com last week. She’s moving back up the area, so I was helping her find the good spots! I treated myself to some Noro Kuryeon to make myself a multi-directional scarf ~ I am going to be the scarf queen this year 🙂 I also picked up a skein of something, which I have forgotten the name of and don’t have it here with me… in the store it was used in a sample with cables, and I wanted to try it out… if it works I’ll pick a project and buy more. I also fell in love with “Aura” – but I wanted it in white – I’m thinking that it would make a gorgeous shawl for my wedding (11/26!) The dress shop ordered extra material to make me a shawl, but this would be a little extra special, right? Thinking about it, but do I have the time? When school starts up I have so little time for knitting… Bummer. Don’t get me wrong – I love my job (middle school science teacher), and I’m looking forward to the start of school, but I have enjoyed the knitting time that summer brings.
I also need to buy yarn to make my brothers their Christmas presents – knitty’s Broad Street Mittens – I made myself a pair this year using Mexican Wave, but I think my brothers would want something solid color / dark. I’ve been checking on elann and just have to decide.