Wednesday, August 20, 2003  

Cardigan Quandary

Last night, I finally finished the first sleeve. After a quick safety-pinning to one of the fronts, I came to my dilemma... wash the pieces, and then sew, or sew and then wash? I posted the question to the KnitList- I hope I get some good replies. Right now, I'm leaning towards sew, then wash, as it'll be easier to sew before the fabric tightens up, and also so that the yarn I use to sew will be in the same unwashed state as the rest of the sweater. I cast on for the second sleeve, and finished the ribbing last night before Cricket, while trying to jam her head into my water glass to drink the water at the bottom of it, "accidently" knocked the glass over into my lap. At least it was just plain water!!!

Last night I spent a lovely evening at an outdoor concert- they show a movie afterwards, but I wasn't interested in "Willy Wonka," so we left after the music. The band was great... I think my mom and I will head downtown next week to see them!! And after a little bug-spray fest, it was wonderful to sit in the light breeze and low humidity (don't worry, it's coming back by the weekend!)

Well, I guess I can't procrastinate my law school essay any longer (wait, is that a challenge??)- I need to get it finished by the end of the week if I have time since next week I will be spending 5 full days in training. Ugh.

Cricket, perhaps to make up for her water-splashing exploits of last night, bravely risked her own life and limb to subdue the dreaded....

stuffed mousie!!!

I'll sleep easier knowing my apartment is safe. ;)

temporis causa
"on the spur of the moment"


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