feel sorry for me

this is what i begged of jen while we were on the phone…and she did.

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jen taught me a new techinque of knitting
and i started a humble scarf, working on it
during my retreat away…then while on the phone
i hear from eliza, “for my god…for my god.”

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half the scarf is no more. need i say it…load of mousies?

what did you call this, deb? frogging?

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7 thoughts on “feel sorry for me

  1. oh, i feel your pain. i’ve had kids and dogs destroy my projects several times (and even josie-pup, who was teething and ate my needles). take a few deep breaths! i’m glad you’re knitting!!!

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  2. Ah, yes. Frogging…because you rip it, rip it, rip it. Sometimes we have to do that on purpose. At least then we get to make that choice. Keep going!!

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  3. I do feel sorry for you. Take comfort in this: While you are unexpectedly facing an “undone” scarf, I have intentionally undone a completed wood working project because there was one small thing that really bugged me. I am now faced with the holy work of trying once more to tweak it just a little closer to perfection. We never quite get there, you know. Still, it’s an important effort.

    Love you dearly,

    Dad

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  4. I do feel sorry for you too. Each of my children have sabotaged knitting projects of mine. The first not so bad; she just picked up my skein while I was knitting and ran around the house a few times. Easy enough to roll the yarn back up. The second, not so good; my son cut the yarn between the skein and the sock I was knitting. Fixable, but unbelievable. I received their messages loud and clear regarding the time I spent knitting.

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