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Knitting, Friends, and Stash

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Saturday I had the best day.  Even though I tend to enjoy spending most of my ‘free’ time to myself at home, every once in a while I venture out.  I spend time with me (introvert) friends, and we knit.  It’s wonderful.

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Most of my friends are just as introverted as I am.  It’s nice, because while the energy can get high when we’re all together chatting and joking around, most of the time it is mellow and nice.  We sit and we knit.  We talk about our projects, our lives, our friends.  Sometimes no one talks.  Sometimes we’ll watch a movie together, click click clicking away.  Yesterday we all met up at my LYS’s annual fall sale.  Everything in the shop was 25% off.  I spent a good amount of time knitting on a shawl I’m working on before we headed out to lunch.

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Yarns: Madeline Tosh DK, Juniper Moon Findley Dappled

After lunch I explored the shop for new stash, coming out with yarn for specific projects and people.  I have so much yarn, that I didn’t want to go overboard.  I’m not sure that I was successful, but I’m happy.

Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Revel

When I came back home I felt like my knitting mojo had returned to me.  For the last two or three months I just haven’t felt like knitting.  Creating has been a chore, even if it was with clay.  I was drawing for work, but… it was for work.  I’m pleased that I finally feel like making things again for the sheer pleasure of it.

Yarn: Freia Fine Handpaints

So I’m off to knit.  I think I’ll start with a pair of fingerless gloves with the Madeline Tosh, the yarn is so wonderfully soft and I am feeling like a quick project to get off the needles this weekend.