Ever notice a mistake you made several hours (and 3.5 skeins of yarn) ago?
At least it’s a present, so if they complain they’re a dick, right?
I’m watching Bob Ross (The Joy of Painting) to stop being annoyed by it. It’s working pretty well, dude’s a fucking accidental hypnotist.
Know how I can tell I’m ramping up to a manic episode? People tell me I’m being a bitch, I write overly personal blog posts like that last one, and I have multiple projects going at once. 😂
Amigurumi angel for my boyfriend’s grandma for Giftmas, more playing with colorpooling (I’m doing squares of the yarns I have and then working them in order of which I like best,) and a scarf that might be for the boyfriend’s aunt.
And it’s after 3:30am. That’s another symptom. Whee?
In other news, the hats have been selling slowly, but they’re selling. So that’s nice. And I haven’t gained weight so far this holiday season which is a Christmas miracle, lol. But I have plenty more fudge ingredients sitting around so that could change. Ooooh or chocolate truffles!
So it’s a couple years on from when I realized I couldn’t keep up with my business anymore and it’s still pretty awful. One of the most difficult parts is that my family is… sort of unsympathetic. My kid is barely an adult and currently upset that he has to work to pay for everything that isn’t the roof over his head or the food in his mouth. Dick. Continue reading
I need to go get appropriate yarn to use for the underside of the tentacles on the octopus hat. But in the meantime, here’s a video showing the stitch I plan to use. I think the bobbles will make perfect suckers, don’t you?
No new craft news to report so instead I’ll tell you a story that pretty much sums me up as a person.
10 or 15 years ago I signed up for one of those free credit report websites so I could check my FICO score. (710 back then, now it’s probably like… idk, 4?) I totally forgot to end my free trial before they started charging me monthly fees, so when I saw the charge on my bank statement I tried to log on and cancel. Couldn’t get in. I hadn’t repeated any of my other passwords, couldn’t remember the new one, and couldn’t reset it because it wasn’t accepting my answers to the security questions. I called customer service and the rep pulled up my info. After explaining my issue to her, she was quiet for a moment.
“I can’t tell you what your answers are, but I can tell you they’re all exactly the same.”
“…did I answer everything ‘Tony Danza?'”
Yes. That’s what I did.
I was going to promote the very cool hat I don’t remember making and found in my yarn stash, but it sold 45 minutes after I listed it. I’ll post photos of it anyway.
Looks like just another hat, right?
This stuff is pretty cool.