Seriously, I've spent the past week wasting a lot of time. I should be organizing/cleaning my house. I have taken down the Christmas tree, but there are still three boxes of Christmas stuff in my dining room. I should take them downstairs, deal with the other three boxes of Christmas stuff in the basement, and get everything condensed and orderly so I don't have to think about it until next year.
I've checked out a lot of patterns on Ravelry.
I should be going through my dresser drawers, sorting out stuff, and organizing.
I've read a lot of knitting blogs.
I should be actually knitting on stuff, so that I can start knitting other stuff.
I feel kind of guilty knitting, because I should be cleaning and organizing. So, there's not a lot of knitting happening.
I did cast on last week for this. I used the suggestions on Ravelry to modify the pattern to be knit in the round. I divided for the armholes yesterday. I'm a little concerned that if I don't get it done soon, baby girl will have outgrown it before she gets to wear it.
Last night, I swatched for my sweater. I used a size 10.5 needle, and my swatch was too big. I probably would have known that if I read the pattern correctly - it called for a size 10 needle. Grrrr....
I'm in a bit of a spiritual slump lately. I've spent a lot of time telling my husband "I just can't do this [or that or the other thing] anymore." Our Bible study on Tuesday was really good for me though. We studied Philippians 4. "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" (v. 13) Hmmmm.....I guess I have to start telling myself that I CAN do all those things, if I'm relying on God. And I have to practice relying on God.
Please remember Haiti in your prayers, and find some practical way to help. Please don't underestimate the importance of prayers.