Feb 15, 2016

Still Slightly Stalled


Earlier in the month, I was lamenting on Instagram that I'd hit a huge knitting slump. I'd been casting on and then ripping back just about everything I put on my needles pretty much since the beginning of 2016, and I was about ready to throw in the needles and take a knitting hiatus.

And then I cast on Jane Richmond's Renfrew. Working with some cauliflower purple Cascade 220 given to me by a knitting friend, I blew through the body of the hat so fast I'm not sure I properly remember actually knitting it! And then ...

Well, and then life got the best of me. Zach went out of town for a few days, I found myself doing a lot of grading for school, and before I knew it Renfrew had been sitting unloved for over a week! Today I plan to hop back on and get the decreasing done, and then hopefully snap a few pictures.

So my knitting slump is sort of kicked, although I'm still trying to power through. Hopefully a gorgeous finished hat will do the trick!


3 comments:

  1. I just picked up a toddler sweater I started years ago. The majority was already knit yet I don't remember working on it to that extent (so I can totally relate to your hat experience). I think the zeal will come back to you when you have more time.

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  2. Could it be that you're burned out on knitting hats?

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  3. Could it be that you're burned out on knitting hats?

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