WIPs and F.O.’s and Tears, Oh MY!
So. Some photos, some emails, a couple of days off to be busy with life and get my strength up, a long pleasant phone call w/Chris, and I took the plunge. Could you hear the “Rip it! Rip it!” sounds from where you are? I had to rip it back to the start of the armpit area (I had had the front almost completely done). Sigh. I just wanted to cry. Really. Chris has been more than gracious about it, though. After all, the pattern was supposed to be published tomorrow. She’s been very patient with me, when really she has every right to be mad. Anyhow, here’s where poor Alisa stands:
While I got up the courage to rip and while our friend Brian was doing some more work on our house, I cranked out some belated gifts for Mandy (who just graduated from the Maritime Academy and could use something to keep her warm when she’s under way) and Grandma Lorna: