A comparatively busy day around here at chez do-nothing-and-worry-a-lot. I finally updated my stash over at Ravelry — which necessitated many pictures and reading of labels. And that’s only for my German stash. But now I feel very organized.
I also took some progress pictures of the very warm hat #3. After having fixed a minor snafu without ripping back, just laddering some stitches and exchanging colors, I was feeling pretty happy with my progress.
yep, my stranded knitting still needs some improvement
So was Alice. This is how the photo session ended.
no, really, there’s a hat under all that fur
And speaking of the feline princess, I met the cat sitter today. Wow. I cannot speak German anymore. I really need to meet some people and talk to them. CSI is great — don’t get me wrong — but it’s in English. Not so helpful.
Sure, I can read German with some proficiency (although that is also a bit shakier than it used to be) but everyday communication — especially on topics having to do with the care and feeding of finicky feline companions, not to mention regular old social niceties — is tough. I really hate feeling incoherent and inarticulate. Despite my discomfiture, it seems that all pressing cat-sitting issues were addressed. And Alice didn’t hide under the bed, even if I almost did …