Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Stash Anxiety

Sometimes I get anxious about the stash. I know, it's weird. Most of the time I love it and appreciate it and pet it and all is well. But sometimes I get flashes of "I'm never going to to get all of this yarn knit" and I gasp and hyperventalate a little. Sometimes I get a few hives. And my stash (from what I can tell) is really not all that bad compared to some so it's really a strange thing. Anyway, this week I've felt like that a bit so I'm trying to knit my way through it.

The Peaches and Creme yarn is good for this. It knits up pretty fast and each time I make a couple of these dishcloths I'm down 2 balls. I've also decided to use it to start some of the knitting for babies I should be doing.

This doesn't look like much now but it's a baby bib from the Mason Dixon book. Again, fast fast and the lovely garter stitch is easy easy. My easy easy sock is also going along great and has hopefully beat the bad sock karma of last week.

Compared to a patterned sock these are going really fast too. Not bad for the past few weekends we've had. It's just been really busy around here. Saturday we had a wedding in Vermont and then Sunday we drove home and rested, did some stuff around the house. Then yesterday, we had a Memorial Day BBQ to go too. Every weekend has been like that lately. Thankfully next weekend it looks like we're getting a break. So far the social schedule is wide open. Finally! It's still 4 days away and I'm already looking forward to it. I get to catch up on my knitting (maybe knit enough to make the stash anxiety subside a little?) And maybe (finally) get to take photos of the completed red cardigan.


KnitXcorE said...

The dishcloths are cute! i love the colors. I really need to get on making some baby bibs, dave's sister is due in like 3 weeks.

EK said...

I was a bit put off by the title, but I may have to get that book.

Rachel said...

I totally get what your saying about the stash. Ive recently went on a yarn diet that I can only buy yarn if its on sale or for a project.

ok, maybe not such a great diet. :)

Kari said...

Love the dishcloths! :-)

Jodi said...

The dishcloths are really cute, and I love the sock! Have a relaxing weekend.

I started cataloging my stash this week and it was a terrifying experience.