Saturday, March 23, 2013
Oh Yes I Did!
I started a new project. It just...happened. I really didn't mean to cast on a new project. I seriously had every intention of finishing up my Boxy pullover before I even attempted to start something new. But then Boxy had to be put on an unexpected hiatus due to skein alternating problems. So really, what was I suppose to do? Knit on WIPs that have been on the needles since forever?
Wait. Don't answer that.
But really, to me it seemed inevitable that something new had to be cast on. And we all know how I've been obsessing over the Viajante shawl...I have tunnel vision when it comes to that shawl. So would anyone actually be surprised if I had cast on for it already?
Yeah. I didn't think so.
I mean, come on. How can I resist that beautiful cake of yarn? Yes, it may have been pre-mature to wind it before I was ready to knit with it, but as a former Girl Guide I like to be prepared. One of my favourite quotes is "luck favours the prepared" (I first heard that when Edna Mode said it on The Incredibles but I think it originated from Louis Pasteur), so really, why tempt fate and not be prepared in case something should arise in which I needed my hank of Wollmeise Lace-Garn wound up? Right?
Well, that moment was a few days ago when I had to put Boxy in time-out. Before I had a chance to even think about it, this happened:
I don't know how it happened. My hands seem to have minds of their own. I'm not going to complain though. I honestly think everyone needs at least one mindless knit on their needles. And trust me, Viajante is definitely a mindless knit. It's actually potato chip knitting at its best. Let's just hope I don't spend the entire weekend knitting away on this. I've got a fair amount of cutting and sewing to do too! ♥