Monday, August 14, 2006

How knitting saved the day


I have always been someone that travels pretty light. Before the upswing in my knitting I could manage a 5 day trip with a small backpack.

Then started the knitting.

Now, I still take the same volume of clothing, but once the knitting is added I need a good sized suitcase.

The husband, oh he of infinite patience, thinks this is ridiculous. But he tolerates, because he is patient that way.

So we went to Williamsburg to see the family and a few friends. So I had to bring the car-knitting project, the mindless-knitting-while-visiting project, the kids-are-busy-so-I-can-concentrate project. Plus, extra yarn.

We went to visit a high school buddy of the husbands and his new baby. About four hours before we headed over there we realized we had no baby gift. What to do?

Knit a bib, borrow a button from my stepmother, and go visit a new babe. He gooed once at the bib, and then it was taken over by his big-sis Emma. Quite popular.

And on the way home the husband actually said "Good thing we had all that yarn in your suitcase!"

Notice the WE...

I wish I had pics, but the husband is back in Florida with the camera.





10 comments:

Beth said...

That's a great story! You'll be able to take as much yarn as you want from now on. :)

Ginger said...

It's amazing how often those situations turn to WE, silly boys. I am getting ready to pack up my knitting projects for our trip, have to remember to pack a mindless-knitting-while-visiting project, I hadn't thought about that one. =)

Acornbud said...

Cute story. That's knitting on your feet!

Laura said...

So you have one of those tall, dark, and handsome guys with a dimpled chin and infinite patience with a yarn-crazed wife, too? Aren't they wonderful? These are the guys scientists should be cloning. :)

Gina L said...

You definitely fit the profile of a knitting goddess. Very impressive! He says we because he loaded all the yarn in the car. :)

tammy said...

just popping by to say hi! moving, ugh! but your new house looks great!

Stacie said...

once again, knitting saves the day! welcome back to your new home!

ErLeCa said...

That is too funny! It is a good thing HE thought of having you bring all that yarn, otherwise, where would you be???

may said...

hahah that's awesome!!

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