Thursday, March 27, 2003  

Slow Progress

I did get about 5 rows done on Menagerie last night... it should have been more, but poor Cricket really couldn't stand it to see all of those lovely bobbins wiggling around as I knit, and soon I was the target of repeated kitty-pounces. Luckily, she's really a very gentle little kitty, and didn't do any damage... although I'm sure she would have if I hadn't given her a "time-out" in the bathroom for a few minutes to calm down! It worked, though- when she emerged, she was much calmer, and eventually curled up next to me for a nice nap. But all the kitty-wrestling did take time away from Menagerie- and I got 5 rows done instead of the 10 I was hoping for. Oh well! Tonight will also be devoted to Menagerie- I have 5 more days left in March to work on it, and 35 rows left... so I'll do at least 7 each night. And hopefully more on the weekend. And then train Cricket to weave in the several HUNDRED ends (no joke!) I have waiting for me on the back of this thing. Thank goodness my cousin isn't due until August!!

I've started the ribbing on Tiger #2... hopefully both socks will fit my friend! If not, I'm pretty sure they fit me (I know the first one does, and the second seem to so far!) so I guess I could always knit a different pair for her if these don't work. I'm pretty sure they will, though...

The Latin phrase for today:
donna nobis pacem
"give us peace"


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