A Knit Decision

Knitting in Oregon, with other stuff, too, such as crochet, cats, dogs, history, fashion, highly opiniated rants, reading, diabetes, church, life in general, etc. I like circular needles, prefer natural yarns, don't spin, choose small projects, and don't have any one favorite yarn store. I love them all.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

I must actually be depressed...

I haven't knitted in weeks.

I need to sew up my mitts and send them off.

I need to knit the arms for Emily's baby sweater.

I feel blah.

I'm working with my grandparents as they clean out their house in preparation for a move to a retirement community. They have to be out by November 20th. I don't think they're going to make it 100%. They plan on renting a storage space unit. Not the most ideal situation. Their home is about two and a half hours away from me. I went up two weekends ago, and I'm going up again this weekend.

I must pick up my needles.

Maybe I should sign up for that class on knitting socks on two circular needles. That's a project that I know I want to do, and I love the store, and I like the teacher, too.

(And I've already been back on anti-depressant medications for 3 weeks now. Yippee.)

Knitting is good for my mental health. I know it. And yet...


At 2:30 PM, Blogger miraclebaby said...

Sorry to hear you're feeling down. Maybe a visit with a babe will cheer you up?

At 6:17 PM, Anonymous Judy said...

Hope you're talking about my class!

At least come some Thursday night to Tangle and knit with all the knitsters. Great people and lots of fun!

At 5:37 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was right there just a few weeks ago. I wanted to knit, but had no will to. I found a project that really got me going and I've been non-stop since! I hope you feel better soon!

At 11:09 AM, Anonymous Kim said...

Sorry to read about your depression. I know the feeling and it's not just a matter of finding the right project.

I've fought depression more than once(but have been okay for 3+ years now). Stick with the meds and don't hesitate to try other types if what you have doesn't work.

You'll get through this and be knitting again.


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