September 18, 2004

We are now a two |prl| household. Tod’s is perl, the programming language. Mine is purl, as done with needles.


What I’m saying is that I figured out how to knit this week. I did a simple garter stitch scarf worked in wool and fancy eyelash yarn for texture and now I’ve advanced to making ribs. Knit two, purl two…

Knitting is a lot more fun that I ever imagined. I get to the end of a row and think “OK, just one more row, then I’ll stop” and then end up with another 20. It’s rather like swimming that way. I always end up doing more laps that I plan.

If you think you’re getting a holiday present and you want a say in what color it is, please place your order now. It’s going to be a scarf…I haven’t figured out hats yet.


Posted by kuri at September 18, 2004 04:15 PM


Crocheting was like that for me, but knitting is far prettier I think. I had a lot of bookmarks and scarves.

Posted by: Jennifer on September 18, 2004 10:28 PM

I started knitting a while ago too, and I’d agree that it encourages compulsive behaviour. I can knit and purl, but only for a whole row, I haven’t gotten my head around alternating stiches yet.

Posted by: womble on September 19, 2004 09:38 AM
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