I finished the Jermyn Street Scarf for #2 son’s Christmas present. There was some yarn left, and I thought I’d take out the cast on edge and extend the scarf on each end.
It took me an hour to take out the cast-on edge, and then of course I realized that stockinette-based rib doesn’t allow knitting in the other direction — the pattern will be half a stitch off.
Of course, the edges now match, and I just need to weave in the yarn ends and wrap it up. This is Jermyn Street in the book Wanderlust, knitted up in Knitpicks Wool of the Andes.
While finishing it up, I watched Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce. I have made some bad decisions in my life. I have lived for more than half a century and I still work every day on doing and being better. I strive to be non-judgmental even as I make a point of distinguishing clearly between right and wrong. But the wenches on that show are stupid and self-destructive to an unbelievable degree.
Now, I watched all 13 episodes, so I don’t mean to say that I didn’t enjoy the show, nor that I have trouble distinguishing between reality and fiction.
But we see this kind of behavior in social media as well as on TV shows. People brag about their drinking, their casual sexual relationships, their public quarrels with other people, their impulsive decisions.
The solution, in real life, is not to do it. When we’re contemplating doing something stupid, we still have the option of just not doing it.
I did some Christmas shopping and grocery shopping today as well as finishing the scarf, cleaning up a bit, and getting in a bit more than 10,000 steps. I got a start on sewing my winter nightgowns as well.
A good day. And nothing particularly stupid on the list.