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One quick and one slow

A couple of weeks ago, to prepare for Ballarat Beer festival, I cast on a baby jumper. My cousin in England is having a baby soon and I'm seeing her parents when we go to Scotland, so I thought a baby jumper would be in order. I cast on Ysolda's wee Envelope, because I've knit it before, it's cute and I figured it would be easy.
It wasn't. I really struggled with the instructions, I had to pull out half the back and it was generally not good knitting mindless knitting. I've also messed up the neckline, it's bigger on one side. Luckily that blocked out.


I am now knitting a heavily cabled dog jumper, which is not mindless at all. Fun, but three different charts. Today I had first aid training. I cast on a baby hat to match wee Envelope on the tram on the way in.  By the end of the day, my first aid knowledge was refreshed, and I had a perfect little baby hat. It was mindless, it was satisfying it was fun, and now it's finished.
I think they make a fine set, don't you?


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