This is my haul (minus the yarn) that I got at JoAnn and Michael's on Sunday. Then, like a dummy, I sat a knitted on the arm warmer in the first picture for 6-7 hours straight. Yes, it took me that long to knit those few inches.
I guess my hands were not used to the new motion of knitting, and I wrecked my right one to the point I couldn't work (type) yesterday. My palm throbbed and throbbed all day long. No amount of Tylenol and ibuprofen even touched it. The stupid thing is, I knew I should not have been knitting for that long and I was going to regret it. The Captain even came in the room and told me several times to stop, but I just kept right on going like a maniac.
Anyway, it's better today after icing it and resting it yesterday. I wore a tight fingerless glove on it all day, and that seemed to help me not move that wrist or move my hand as much as I would have without it.
That book, Take the Fear Out of Cables, is way over my head right now. I'm sure I'll use it some day, but for now, I'm going to stick to the basics. That is, when I can pick up the needles and knit again without handicapping myself. I never learn. But I was excited! Sigh.
I thought this was a sweet picture of these three and their expectant faces. They were waiting patiently for me to open the door.
So beautiful and fragrant...I've enjoyed my hyacinths immensely.
I'm sure you can tell from all my pictures of them.
They are turning brown now and starting to die off. Which is what I thought my right hand was going to do yesterday. LOL.
I found that yarn I was looking for in the Bubble Gum color. It was Red Heart With Love instead of Hobby Lobby ILTY. No wonder I couldn't find it. Not sure what I'll make with it, but I got three skeins. This is how I've ended up with beaucoups of yarn stored all over the house. Another example of how I never learn.
I think I'm going to go get some more coffee or tea and watch some news coverage of the blizzard out east. I secretly wish I was in it. Inside, of course, with a big bay window and fire and electricity and water and food. And yarn!
Y'all stay safe and cozy!