amanda j

never a dull moment!

Posted on: July 30, 2008

I finished my Assymetrical Cardi! I am very happy with it. Here I am after a day at work on Monday:

On the weekend the kids amused themselves by drawing TV stations to put in an empty box. The Tiny Madam made me a knitting show! If you look closely, you can see that she has written nitik and that you need too needles! That’s me in the picture by the way!

I have started knitting Juliet, and it seems to be turning out okay. I am about to have to decide whether I am making the smallest size or not. I think it would be prudent to measure!

I had a very odd day at work today. I was the phantom teacher! Little Purl had an incredibly important interview in our State’s capital today, and I organised for Mother to take her. I had hinted at being allowed to go, but it was never discussed that I could miss a day of work, so I assumed I was to appear as per usual. When I got to work, lo and behold, there was my name on the board! I was supposed to be absent, but no one told me anything about it! A relief teacher had been organised. I had no classes for the day! It was too late to go to Hobart! I had no one to pick up the smaller offshoots! So instead I spent the day proofreading reports and suspending people. Lovely. Aaaanyway, Little Purl did very well in her interview and I dare not speak about what it was for until we know the outcome. Suffice to say IT IS A HUGE DEAL INVOLVING INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL. Eeek!

I did not knit one darn stitch yesterday, so I am about to go and rectify that. Not long until the Olympics and whilst I have joined Team Oz on Ravelry for the Ravelympics I have kind of changed my mind about what I want to knit! Of course I have. Mary Mary always contrary, that’s me!

By the way, I have just clicked over 900 comments on this blog. Should I offer a prize for number 1000? Would that encourage lurkers to delurk? Are you lurking? Let me know!!


9 Responses to "never a dull moment!"

Your cardi is gorgeous! One day I will knit sweaters…maybe when I am in a cooler climate!

did you wear a mask when you were the phantom teacher?

I love the cardi (but you must be a) lots smaller than me and b) knit like the wind because wicked has taking me a whole week and a bit and I’m not quite finished yet!

Oh the internet ate my comment. Bah Humbug. Words to the effect of lovely cardigan, knitting show, good luck with interview and nice free day with suspending!!!

Will there be an album? Or only a single? LOL

Wish I could wear something as contemporary as that! But I’m too old, too big, too conservative, too… It looks great on you. Congratulations.

The cardigan looks great on you! Really nice. The TV shows crack me up — I love it when the kids do stuff like that. Good work on the comments! Doesn’t it feel nice to be popular?

Damn you finished that fast! Are you knitting in your sleep? Really cute, now I want to make this one…crap!!

BTW…who’s the supermodel wearing it?

Love the cardi. I’m going to have to go and check it out on Rav now. I think I’d be good at suspending people too…not the teaching part though.

Love that Cardigan!The colour beautiful too! I also have to do the PIF as well but not sure who Im sending too,it was a while ago!!!I echo you,eeek!!!

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