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Binge-Knitting.


It's been a long time since we've had a weekend without any plans and nowhere to go. I tried to suggest going to movies but there wasn't anything interesting to see (we live in a quite small city and there's only one movie theater so we seldom get anything else than those big Hollywood blockbusters...) and Magnus has been feeling a bit under the weather, I guess he caught some kind of small-time autumn flu, so we ended up just staying at home and did nothing special. Instead I had time to focus on my knitting and actually made a lot of progress. 

I finished the Docklight sweater earlier in the week after I got the missing skeins in the post. I had also ordered more yarn for the Aurora scarf; I used that yarn over the weekend as well only to notice it still wasn't enough and I'm now some 15 cm short of my intended length. I need to order one more skein... Blah. 


I also finished the striped socks I've been working on and started a new scarf project. The striped socks were the first Purl Bee design I've knitted and on the instruction page there was a link to the Trellis scarf which I fell in love with. So immediately after I finished the socks I went on to start knitting the scarf.



I still have the Stasis pullover on my needles but somehow it's not very inspiring to knit. I know I will love and wear it when it's ready but the pattern is quite monotonous... I also have a hard time picking up the blanket project after it's been on hold for almost half a year now. I know I should finish what I've started before casting on for new ones, but it didn't stop me from starting yet another project today. Sometimes I just get so excited over a project that I need to get on with it straight away like yesterday with the Trellis and now with the Anstruther Hat by Erica-knit.

I can continue with the Stasis's boring stockinette sections when I'm watching TV with Magnus: he doesn't like it when I push the pause button all the time to check my instructions... 

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  1. Cute socks! They are perfectly slouchy. I love weekends like that where there is nothing to do but knit.

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    1. aren't they the best, that kind of weekends I mean :) should definitely try to clear my schedule more often and just do the things I love the most :)

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