Tattva1 knits

On my couch or at work

Status Updates February 24, 2010

Filed under: knitting,Socks,WIP — Emily @ 10:47 am

The past month, in Tweets untweeted and statuses not updated:

– Going to Chicago, Yay!  Also, finally healthy with no cough.

– Back home from Chicago.  Hopefully we didn’t catch the vomiting bug that was going around.

– I’ve learned that you can use a credit card as an ice scraper at 2am, IF the temperature is 29° F and the ice on your windshield is fairly thin.

– Awesome, sump pump not pumping!  Ice in the outside piping.  Glad we caught it before the basement flooded.

So I’ve been knitting – boring knitting – but I’m at a point right now where I don’t want to have to look at a pattern.  Heck, I didn’t even put in a heel!


Just a standard, 1.5″ 2×2 ribbing, then stockinette down to the wedge toe.

I need to show you how much I knit during our vacation.


Wait, let me get closer.


Yes, that one row is all that I knit on our trip. I get too carsick to knit in the car – heck, I get too carsick to do anything but drive.

So yes, I’m doing an afterthought heel.  I just didn’t want the striping to change at the heel.  But no, I’m not so particular that I made the socks match exactly.  Go figure.


One Response to “Status Updates”

  1. Kelly Says:

    Okay, so it’s not just me. I used to be able to read whole novels in the car. Now I find that unless I’m driving, I’m hurling. How I got the Concertina socks done, I still cannot say.

    Peppermint Altoids help me a whole lot.

    But the socks still rock.

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