What a week, no one should have to live like that. I have finished most of my training for the year (I have to take a zillion hours a year to maintain my warrant). It is very hard to sit still when I know that my desk, voicemail and email are full of people needing something. they did bring in a new instruction on Wednesday who was great. He kept the group engaged and active during the rest of the training, which was much easier than the first 2 days were. He made it fun, but I knew there was work waiting, so I had to work for at least 2 to 3 hours every night so that I could stay somewhat kept up.
I did take time to go to Elann and get my Cashcotton and it is wonderful. I cannot wait to start a sweater for me out of it. I think I will use it for the class I am taking (it starts Wednesday night) "Knit to Fit". I need to get my swatches done for the class so after I am done with work today, I am starting that. I am not sure what size needles I want to use, the label states US 6, but I think I might try 7s to see how the fabric turns out. I want to be able to wear it over a camisole to the office in the spring and summer, so I do not want it to be too heavy.
I have taken off 4 days next week to knit, to sight see, and to just enjoy (celebrate) life. I am starting an afghan, plus the sweater for the class; I also want to make a few market bags for shopping. I just discovered that King Soopers discounts 5 cents off the total order for every bag you do not use from them. So market bags are a necessity. I plan on using this pattern and I am hoping it stretches width ways and not just lengthwise. I hate it when my bags drag on the ground. I purchased several cones of Peaches and Cream cotton from Elmore Pisgah a couple of years ago (I wanted to make a rug)and it will be perfect for the bag. Now to get started, whoooya!
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