I began to feel I would falter at this new blogging thing. I was bogged down by the pressure to knit so I would have something to blog, the pressure to blog so that I would not have failed at a new thing (like the drop spindle spinning I tried yesterday), the pressure of the pure charm and knitting prowess of some of the blogs I read; the pressure to knit so that I could take more yarn off my stash list and abide by my stashing proclamation, and so on. I felt just like this poor little lamby seemingly abandoned at the Brooklyn Zoo Sheep Festival yesterday. No ewephoric exclamations here!
This is a detail from the Donna sweater in the Jo Sharp Silk Road DK Tweed in the color cedar. This is the most ambiguous color ever. I meant to buy a kind of heathery greenish yarn to make the Cinxia sweater. Well, then this yarn came in the mail, and it seemed almost black. Dang. Then I knit it and it seemed the green I had been searching for. But in this picture it looks gray. whatever. The yarn feels so soft that I'm glad to be knitting it into a sweater that will touch all over the top of me (ahem, for the most part) instead of a cardigan. This project is also my 'brainless' knitting project to be the foil to my next project which I believe will be some sort of lace insanity.