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Whiplash

by erin on April 21, 2015

Things are continuing along at a breakneck pace around here.  My first semester back at school is roaring to the finish, and I think I blocked out forgot how teachers like to throw really big projects at everybody right at the end, and then have the finals.  I got a new computer, which delights me to no end (I’m tempted to call it “my precious”) but my phone had a giant hiccup and now all my names are gone and I have to remember everybody’s phone number again.  My son is recuperating from the pinkeye, and now my daughter woke up with it today.  I keep thinking of that saying:  The beatings will continue until morale improves.  Aye, captain.

 

When it gets super hectic, I find myself reaching for a classic knit.  One that can be set down mid-row, flung in a purse to travel to the doctor’s office or the playground, or knit on when you’re trying to maintain sanity while waiting to present at school (yes, I did knit in the classroom.  Once.  I had laryngitis and it was a sanity-saving measure).

 

It’s not flashy, or exciting, but it is solid (or variegated…ba dum dum) and will get the job done.  It doesn’t shirk from a mess and you can do anything you want to do to it.  It is not orenberg lace, folks.  It is….the humble dishcloth.

 

 

I promise to have more exciting knits to share next time, but right now, this is all my beleaguered self can handle.  What’s your go-to knit when it’s hitting the fan?  Please share–you might save my sanity!

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