Monday, September 21, 2009

I Have A Cold



...and now you all know what my trash looks like.  You should feel honored.

Just a short update here as I don't have much to say.  I survived the first week of school (and even managed to stay caught up with studying AND practicing until yesterday!).  Things are busy and I barely have any time for knitting.

This is what I've managed:






That's 1 of the 14 pattern repeats of Fernfrost (it'll look a lot prettier when blocked, I promise) using some of the gorgeous cashmere from Joan, and some of Delain's second sleeve.  I have three more inches before I can do the sleeve cap.

Ok, I gotta run to orchestra rehearsal.  The nurse very kindly (note the sarcasm in my voice) notified my conductor that I will not be in rehearsal due to illness, but if I can physically get myself on stage in time for the downbeat, there is no way in hell that I would voluntarily miss a rehearsal.  ...and I email the Maestro to let him know just that.

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  1. You have some very nice-looking garbage. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  2. Drink liquids! Wash your hands! Don't touch anyone! Remember to eat! Oh, and take a nap!

    /nagging

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  3. Wow, your trash looks like mine a few days ago, I am finally getting over it!

    Love fernfrost. I need to knit that and soon!

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  4. Your knitting looks beautiful - I had to find the design on Ravelry after reading your post to see more photos of it. I love the "vibrant" effect of all the repeats together. It must be exciting and rewarding seeing it take shape in your very hands!

    What's the yarn like? (Never worked with cashemere myself.)

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  5. Try not to cough into or onto your instrument. Imagine that clogging up your keys. And don't breathe on anyone.

    I usually find that snot production really ramps up as the infection is on the decline, so maybe the state of your wastebasket is a good thing.

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  6. Feel better soon. And your Fernfrost looks beautiful - do you like the pattern? It's in my queue but I didn't love the last Anne Hanson pattern I made, so I'm wavering.

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  7. Oh, you poor thing! I hope you feel better soon! Fernfrost is looking very fanciful and I imagine it feels wonderful in cashmere. I can't wait to see the final result.

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  8. That is going to be an amazingly soft shawl. It would be hard not to snuggle with it as I went.

    Are you carrying hand sanitizer? Do you need me to send you some? Can you spray Lysol on your instrument?

    Just kidding. You are a smarty - I know you can handle your germs appropriately! =)

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  9. Hope you feel better soon! Wind instrument + congestion = challenge! Your new lace looks lovely.

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  10. Ick, you are going to spread your germs. Bad! I salute your work ethic though. I feel you on the ick - I just got sick myself. Bleah. Get better soon! Nice Fernfrost. It'll look so pretty!

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  11. I think Fern looks pretty nice just as it is!

    Be well soon - at least you got your first cold of the season out of the way early, eh?

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  12. Mr., you'd better not be contagious!

    I hope you feel better soon, it sucks when you have so much that needs to get done and are dragged down by a nasty cold.

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  13. sorry about the cold. I hope you're better soon.

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  14. Smart boy, get sick and get over it early in the semester.

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  15. I hope you're using those Puffs Plus (lotion in the tissue!)... My friend squeezed one of my odd balls of yarn the other day and asked what was that squeak... no idea... so she un- and re-wound, to find a crumpled up napkin in the center. DISGUSTING! But DH did the investigating and said it was stain free... whew. I think your fernfrost is looking lovely even unblocked. Amazing you got lace done w/ your cold. Hope you feel better.

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  16. Just emptied my trash that had the same problem. Darn colds. Did you make it to rehearsal?

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  17. My trash looked the same on Monday. Tis the season... I think Fernfrost (the start) is nice, it'll look really nice when you get more done!

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