Last night I really wanted to watch The Amazing Race so I could learn to say bitch in sign language. The Ogre noted that I know how to swear in enough languages and I didn't need to add ASL.
What was I working on during The Amazing Race? I mean besides my swearing. I was actually making progress on my Morning Glory Wrap/Stole/Really Wide Scarf. I'm thinking I'm close to done with the first half. Any sane person would have actually paid attention to the number of repeats they were supposed to do and know when they are supposed to start on the second half. But really, paying attention is just not, hey look! a bird is at our feeder.
(technically, I am further than this now. But really, it looks the damn same.)
Due to the large amount of progress I'd made, and with my cone of cotton being gone, I was looking for something new to work on. In an attempt to knit something weather appropriate for my niece who lives in North Carolina I came up with this brilliant idea.
North Carolina+warm weather+sometimes cool in air conditioning+baby=Jane Austin Shrug from Mason Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines.
Plus, that would go well with the whole knit everything in the book insanity. Turns out, I just don't get it.
k2 (4, 6, 8), m1, ^p1, k1, p1, c4f, p1, k1, p1^ m1, k5 (10, 21, 31), m1, repeat from ^ to ^ BUT working c4b instead of c4f, m1, k2 (4, 6, 8).
What the hell do they mean BUT. There's no crying in baseball, and there's no random BUTs in knitting.
Maybe I should just stick to what I'm good at.