Have had much advice and encouragement on the subject of #knitting socks, so many thanks. Unfortunately, the project is briefly on hold as I realised the kid is supposed to go to school on Tuesday in 60s fancy dress so now I have to spend the weekend making a mini dress for her
Would I be crazy to choose socks as a first #knitting project? They appeal because they're relatively small and I can wear them even if they come out a bit wonky because no one will really see them
Decided to have another try at knitting, to see if years of crochet had made me any better at controlling the tension (always my bugbear in the past)
After a number of false starts it seems to be going okay, although I can't help thinking it would be easier to pull the yarn through if the needles had hooks on the end...
It's not been blocked, but I have finally finished my Manic Miner filet #crochet Retro computing and yarn craft. What's not to like?
Me: Should maybe start considering what to write for NaNo in November so I have time to plan
Brain: Something about time travel!
Me: That's not an idea. Gonna need way more detail than that to even consider it
Brain: A comedy about time travel and giant robots!
Me: ...why would you think that was helpful?
Finally got around to actually setting the sleeves in the toile this weekend. Just pinned and tacked for the moment but they seem good. When I put it on (carefully) the sleeves were long enough and with the front closed I could still do a chicken dance and put my hands in the air like I just didn't care
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It's supposed to be funny, dang it. It's my happy place at the end of the week. But, but, but... *weeps*
Something I've learned along the way:
If you boost a toot and want to comment on it, you can reply to it and remove the OP's name if you don't need to tag them or clutter their mentions. Then people who see your "LBT: thing I want to say" post don't have to scroll back and try to find what you're talking about, it's part of the thread!
COBOL programmer. Tend to assume I'm the smartest in the room. Write like I'm running out of time. She/her.
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