Ggggrrrrrrrrrrrrrr……..

That is the sound of a grumpy Linda.

I have tried to start some more knitting but it’s not going right! I decided that I would make some socks, for me for a change but no, it’s not happening. The story so far…

It started when I tried to download a pattern this morning and nothing happened. Simon tried and it worked.

Then, eventually, the pattern printed but without the actual pattern chart. No problem I thought. I can do the cuff first then copy the pattern chart afterwards ann carry on.

Then re-read the pattern and discovered that it was for a sock knitted from the toe up. Not a problem methinks.

Then tried four separate times to start and the stitches were far too loose each bloomin time. I am really really fed up. I have the need to knit but unfortunately, not the aptitude today.

I have now slung the bloomin yarn in a bag and put it from the room so it can’t taunt me.

I am going to put on the photos of my last knitted extravaganza which is a Louisa Harding Cowl. Or a Simon (Cowell) as my Simon keeps calling it. I have had to rely on him as my photographer here as I decided it had to be shown worn. Unfortunately it’s me that looks worn, not the cowl.

Here are the pics.

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To wear like this? Or like this?

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This is how badly my day is going. This second photo is the right way up on the laptop but WILL NOT insert into my post the right way up.

I have had enough and I am going now.

Goodbye.

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Whoopee, I’ve finished.

Well, my heading says it all. I have finished my second mitten.

And yes, I am pleased with the result. Although there were many mistakes in the first one. I can see them even more clearly now I have a not quite matching second one. I don’t really mind though. Unique as I said in my previous post.

All I need now is some colder weather so I can wear them. Not that I’m wishing too hard.

I have enough wool left to probably make a matching hat but would that look too twee? Not sure. I’ll knit something else first and then think whilst knitting.

I have been making a few brooches as well so I’ll make some more and see how it goes. My next post will probably be brooches…….