Despite my growing stack of works-in-progress, I continue to cast more stitches on more needles. Maybe I should get rid of some of my knitting needles . . . except that causes as much of a wave of anxiety as the thought of giving away any of my yarn stash. I don’t even like throwing away the little leftover ends from trimming. I’ll use those for stitch holders if they’re long enough, and if they aren’t even long enough to use as doll clothes stitch holders, I use them for stitch markers provided I can still tie them in a knotted loop. I am a thrifty knitter, Sam I am.
I approach the holiday season with anxiety, and the click-clicking of my trusty aluminum circulars. The more anxious I get, the more stitches I cast on. I even have little notebooks scattered around the house to jot down ideas. I figure if I can cast them out, I can eventually cast them on my needles.
Or they could end up in a pile of W-I-P . . . .
Here are a few of the things I’ve managed to finish in the past couple of weeks: