Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Lesson for the day

Knitting, to a deadline, whilst angry..bad idea.

(for the non-knitters- follow the pink edge from 12 o'clock around.. all good, all good, all good, oh wait where is it going?! it's gone! oh and there it is again... it's NOT supposed to do that.)

160 stitches, 2 hours work. "oops."

(if you were wondering about the angry part, roughly 70% of the kid's 'in circulation' toys & stuff, plus $15 of wholemeal spaghetti, has now been removed from the floor of the lounge, kitchen, dining room & hallway, and are now OUT of circulation. at least until the other three rooms they have destroyed have been cleared of their books & lego. might be mean, but less stuff = less potential mess... sadly compared to many families we didn't have all that much potential mess to start with, but this lot could make a mess out of even the scantest of materials it seems. and that would be fine if they would *just tidy it up again!!!*)


Rainbow Child said...

duuuuude, that was me two nights ago. 4 day deadlien to make a size 2 milo, 3 hous later, almost to then end of the straps and BOOM, i notice its twisted grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

nova_j said...

ooohhh stink! lucky for me this isn't anywhere near a sz2!

Rachael said...

I learnt that you can actually fix this - can't find instructions on the web, but it was in a book I had from the library "When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters". Basically you need to drop a stitch back to the cast on, untwist the knitting and pick the stitches up again. You will land up with a nearly invisible twist in the cast on only. (sorry not the clearest explanation)

Sam said...

man thats gotta sux!

Anonymous said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh nooooooooooo! at least you noticed it early!