5KCBWDay1: A WIPs Point of View

I’ve been sucked into the blogging black hole! There are so many blogs to read and tweets to follow that I’m running out of hours! During a trip down the rabbit hole yesterday, I came across Eskimimi Makes’ 5th Annual Knit & Crochet Blog Week! (click the link to learn more)

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Basically it’s a community blogging event where bloggers from all over the world post for a week on the same topics. It’s meant to get creativity going and to connect people. Those are definitely 2 things I’d like to happen for me so I’m diving in. It’s a little last minute, but I figured I’d give it a shot.

So for today’s topic: Day One (Monday 12th May): A Day In The Life. Describe a day in the life of a project that you have made, or are in the process of making.

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Hi! I’m the Skinty Stripe Scarf Jenna started about 2 months ago. She saw the link to my momma pattern on the Purl Bee and thought I’d be perfect for her sophisticated lawyer sister-in-law. I’m so lofty and springy in this alpaca and silk blend (CEY’s Silky Alpaca Lace), but by damn I’m a skinty little lady. I was started at the corner and Lord Almighty if I’m only growing 1 stitch every time those needles click down and back…

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THEN, that girl put me down the moment someone else’s birthday came along in March and she hasn’t touched me until today when she wanted to get a good picture of me. She only knit a row because she wanted to get a good shot and make it look like I’m actually growing. I don’t know what game she thinks she is playin at, startin all these projects AFTER she started me! It’s just not fair! It’s not my fault I’m such a slow grower! She’s the one who chose me! I can’t help it that I’m on size 5 needles! I’m really pretty! See!!!

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Please, Jenna!! Knit on me! I know I don’t have any stripes yet, but if you work on me I promise I’ll grow!! If you’d only pay me some attention…

Sincerely,

Skinty Stripe Scarf

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