Monday, August 15, 2005

Dippy Days



Isn't my baby Roxy just the cutest thing. We called him Roxy as we were told he and his brother Roo were girls......got that wrong didn't they. He is my favourite and the sweetest thing. He was hoping that I might have treats in my hand. They're always on the lookout for nibbles. Still got to look for their other pics....

Does everyone do really daft things occasionally, or is it just me? I got to thinking about this after I accidentally shredded the new pin number for my credit card. I only realised what I'd done after looking at the supposed pin number and realising that I still had the piece of paper I was supposed to have shredded.......have you ever tried putting back a piece of shredded paper together?

Then when I was chatting to my best friend, who still lives in London so I don't get to see her very often, I mentioned that I hoped I'd actually boiled the kettle before making a cup of tea and she started laughing. She does the same then started remembering other things I'd done in the past such as put washing powder in the fridge, dirty washing in the rubbish bin and other such delightful dippy things. It's like my brain goes on autopilot. It's quite a wonder really that my knitting ever gets finished. I've had the same 'dippy' trouble with the Cotton Tape cardi Shingle. On both the back and the front I've done I did the same thing without thinking, start knitting in stocking stitch instead of the rows of garter stitch I was supposed to be doing. No doubt the other front and probably sleeves will be the same. Oh well, whats a few rows of frogging between friends eh?

Apart from continuing with Shingle I've just been carrying on with my halterneck top which is finally nearing completion. And the felted bag is over halfway done. I have given up the socks I was making using the Magic Loop method as I'd lost all enthusiasm and even my DH noticed I wasn't enjoying knitting the sock as usual. So I'm back to bamboo DPNs again. They're my absolute favourites but always good to try different things.

I have to say a big thank you to Sue at Get Knitted. My lovely parcel arrived with the gorgeous new Naturally Noro book and it is fab. And Sue must have read my earlier post as she very kindly put more lovely Get Knitted pens in! Am I peculiar to get so excited over a pen? No answer required thank you very much :)

Back to my best friend again. She LAUGHED when she saw the picture of me in Charlotte and said where on earth was I going to wear that!!! Then said it was very cute. Well, considering some of the things she's worn over the years I thought she had a right cheek :) In fact I ended up wearing it to Sainsbury's on Friday and to John Lewis on Saturday as it was pouring with rain and cold and my DH took this pic to prove it. It got a lovely reaction and I love it but have to admit would rather have actually had some decent weather and been able to wear some summer clothes. But we can't have it all can we.



PS - Not sure what happened to my hair. All I can say in my defense is that it was very windy and we'd just got in. That's my excuse anyway....

3 comments:

Rebekah said...

Oh he's just too cute, or wait is he a she, I guess I'll have to reread that part. Serves me right for trying to read posts while scheduling court hearings.

Linda said...

Well, when I find the sugar in the fridge, I know to go and check the pantry for milk. Yesterday, the childrens bath was lapping the lip, which they thought was very exciting. I call it being busy, not dippy.

littlelixie said...

I keep saying that about my hair too - "I stood next to the window on the tube" etc etc. Keep hearing about these amazing pens - must try and order just to see one.