Summer is here. And I have once again confirmed that I am one of those people who does not deal well with changes to routine. I’m cranky like a fussy baby with a dissertation to write. Also, it’s hot here.
Let’s just say I’m glad to be leaving next week. The trip is nerve-racking — so much to accomplish, so little time! — but someone reminded me yesterday evening that it’s supposed to be exciting! and fantastic! I’m trying to stay with that enthusiasm. Because it will be awesome. And nerve-racking.
In knitting news, the sunset/ frank ochre stripe study was a bust. It’s just not right somehow — too much orange, too much contrast, too much bright … something is off. As Eileen mentioned, “a lot of look” and that pretty much describes it. Too much look. So I ripped.
To remedy the problem, I ordered another shade of Malabrigo: sauterne. This is the look I was going for: yellow on yellow. And the pattern really is lovely to knit. So lovely that I bought different lines as well … perfect travel knitting. Without a doubt.
If the yarn arrives in time, of course.