Thanks to a small army of friends and family I am now moved into my flat.
Also, the bathroom has a shower and is sans cooker!
Everything else is a total mess and filled with boxes of course.
It’s been a stressful week so I’m spending a couple of days with my parents; playing snooker with my dad
And knitting with my mum
Mum kept losing her row counter because she’s using a circular needle so I suggested she thread it onto some yarn around her neck. Success! And she looks very stylish, though she politely declined a photo for the blog.
She making a lilac snood for herself
(improvised from ‘ripple stitch’, Knitting for Dummies).
I’m still working on the endless socks and vowing to form relationships with smaller footed people in future
Just kidding Nath! He had a special birthday this week. 😀
Have you started Christmas knitting yet? Whenever anyone mentions the C word I put my fingers in my ears and sing and it’ll stay that way until I’ve finished these damn socks 😛
Today I’m working on some lovely socks for my partner. I love this colour yarn and I’m really excited to get them done as I think they’ll really suit Nath.
One and a half handknitted socks
I haven’t been knitting as much lately because I’m in the process of moving out of my current house into a flat on my own. I’m going to try to make more time for knitting in the coming weeks because actually it’s time well spent to unwind and focus on something else, recharge my batteries for the next list of things I need to do.
I hate packing
When I’m feeling stressed out, I talk to my friends and they tell me how awesome my new flat is going to be. I worry about living alone, and they say “but think of your flat, it’s going to be full of yarn!”. It’s funny that so many people have said this to me independently of one another. It’s true that knitting and yarn are a comfort to me, though my stash is big enough, and I’ve got visions of people popping round to see the new place and balls of wool tumbling out the front door when I open it. One step closer to my dream of being Scarf Lady when I grow older!
Sarah and Duck meet a sentient pile of leftover yarn in Scarf Lady’s house
The new place is a bit of a state at the moment and I have just a week until I move in. It’s unlikely I’ll have a kitchen floor before I’m actually living there! Here are some pics of the chaos:
Kitchen with no floor
Save time in the morning, cook breakfast from the bath!
It’s going to take a lot of yarn to get me through this :’D