I stayed home sick today. I woke up a bunch last night and at 4:30 am I decided that it would be best if I just stayed home and relaxed. My throat was hurting so bad it was hard for me to talk without sounding awful anyhow, so having to talk to people all day would not exactly be my idea of fun! It ended up being for the best because I got some much needed sleep during the day along with lots of sneezing, coughing, and blowing my nose. Fun! (NOT!)
Since I was home, I finally got a chance to wind some yarn that’s been waiting for me.
This will become socks for a friend. Specifically the Lakeside socks from Knotions, Winter 2008. I’ve not used Knit Picks Gloss before, but it feels nice and I think I will like working with it.
I’ve been moving right along on the gloves for Matt.
I actually finished all the fingers (not the thumb), but when he tried them on, 3 of the fingers were too long and need to be taken out. Shouldn’t take too long to fix, but I wasn’t overly excited to get right on it. Fingers on gloves are fiddly if you ask me, but I love him to bits, so I’ll fix it! Besides, why waste time on something that won’t be used? Best to fix it. I just needed to put it aside and work on something else for a bit.
So, today I worked on a hat that’s going to be sent off to someone. I’d post about it, but I’m making it a total surprise, so you’ll have to wait to see! I do like how it’s coming out, though.
I did venture out to Barnes & Noble today to see if the Simply Knitting magazine with the Sack Boy from Little Big Planet was there. I also wanted to see if the new Vogue Knitting was available. Both were, so I got them, along with the Never Not Knitting! page-a-day calendar from the Yarn Harlot because it was 50% off. I’ve been looking for it on clearance somewhere, but hadn’t seen it. It will go good on my desk at work!
Anyhow, while I was there, I saw this:
Just Arrived: President Obama! How could I pass up this shot? I simply love it.
Last night I had a dream that I actually was online when there was a Wollmeise update and was able to get two skeins. Then I was contacted about another skein, which I promptly said I’d take. I was clutching it my chest when I woke up and found that I was actually clutching my blanket to my chest. This was at 4:30 am. On a whim, I decided to check online to see if maybe there’d been a site update. Well, there was! And I’d missed it by about an hour. There was actually some natural, undyed yarn left along with some skeins of black. Not something I was interested in, so I passed. So funny that I’d dream about it and there was an actual update!