knitnana: Feeling Lousy Sunday

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Sunday, January 06, 2008

Feeling Lousy Sunday

The cold seems to have turned into a sinus infection. I've not been able to do much all weekend, so I'm now suffering from enormous guilt. There's a lot to do...

I've tried very hard to work on the Koolhaas Hat that I started Friday night. I've now ripped it out to the ribbing twice. But that's not before I'd spent hours tinking stitch by stitch trying to figure out what I'd done wrong. You name it? I've probably done it. Ending with one stitch too few, one too many, dropping stitches, and then the proverbial "How the heck did I end up on row 5 when I just did row 6, and oh, yes, I do know how to read a chart?"

I'm back here again - at the ribbing. The stitch count is correct. I'll try again, but not today...you don't suppose that the yarn is cursed? That's the Knitpicks Merino Style I used to knit the doomed Steeler's Aibhlinn.

I must admit that I took enormous pleasure last night in knitting away on this hat while the Steelers LOST to the Jaguars! (Yeah!)

(sorry Steelers' fans - nothing personal - except where one Steelers' fan is concerned)

And yes, I guess that might surprise some folks to learn that Knitnana has just a touch of a petty, vindictive streak...(ok...if that's the worst of it, I suspect you'll all allow it)

Anyway...I gave up on the Koolhaas for now, and finished this:

One more to go. I just love Roxanne's yarn (70 merino, 30 sea silk). My toes do, too!

Now if I can just get myself around to consider going back to work tomorrow.
(sigh)
Please pass the tissues?

14 Comments:

OpenID myboringblog said...

Ugh. I just started antibiotics for a sinus infection myself. There's a virtual tissue headed your way! :-)

3:15 PM  
Blogger Will Pillage For Yarn said...

Aw feel better, little buckaroo! I'm on antibiotics for a sinus infection/bronchial infection m'self. More virtual tissue (with LOTION!) your way!!!

3:58 PM  
Blogger Jane said...

Beautiful sock! Hope that sinus infection holds off getting any worse until you can reach your doctor tomorrow. {{{HUGS}}}

4:39 PM  
Blogger teabird said...

I love the sock - may I see another?
(hugs)

4:48 PM  
Blogger RoxanneZYG said...

Ugh, feel better Sallee! I know that guilt feeling all too well when it comes to work and not feeling well. Hang in there.

5:09 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

You're sick! You shouldn't feel guilty because of that - you need to rest and take care of yourself. Lots of people are ending up with pneumonia right now, so be careful!

7:31 PM  
Blogger Opal said...

I'm so sorry to hear about that sinus infection! Those are terrible.

That was some game yesterday. I was out to dinner and I actually snuck out to the bar to catch some of the 4th quarter. How rude of me!

8:11 PM  
Blogger Carole Knits said...

I hope you feel better soon!

8:55 PM  
Anonymous Judy said...

Love the sock! Feel better soon. :-(

9:43 PM  
Blogger Jenni said...

I hope you feel better! Sometimes starting a new project takes more concentration than you would think. I've done the same thing, especially when I am not feeling well.

9:55 PM  
Blogger kat said...

oh you have the crude that is circling the globe, get better soon

2:26 PM  
Blogger Debi said...

Feel better soon Sallee!

11:29 PM  
Blogger Laurie (Moo!) said...

I started a Koolhaas last week, when I had the flu. It took me 5 days with lots of ripping but I finally got it. Then I started another, after starting to get better, and it only took me 2 days! You can do it! And feel better soon. :-)

5:42 PM  
Blogger Knitcrazy said...

Ohhhh.. LOVE that Sock with The picot edge !!

4:05 PM  

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