Feeling old

Apparently I pulled some muscles in my lower back over the weekend – most likely from loading and unloading the truck for the street fair, lifting totes of soap. And the tent. And the tables. Gah, back pain makes a body feel old! I’ve got an appointment with a back cracker today, who will hopefully tell me I need several insurance-covered massages (hint hint, doc).

On a good note, I was able to knit a bit last night! As I sat in my recliner whining about my back, I managed several rounds on my Temperature Scarf. My finger isn’t entirely healed, but it is getting there. I’ve got almost full mobility in it again, so I can tension my yarn fairly well. Not well enough that I’d risk picking up a more complicated WIP quite yet, but the simple stockinette seemed doable. So that’s a good thing.

I am behind on my Temperature Scarf — it suffered a major setback when I ran out of two colors, and KnitPicks no longer carries the same shades. I got the closest substitutes, but wasn’t loving them… Last night I figured I’d better just go with it and get the doggone thing done already.

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1 Response to Feeling old

  1. chrisknits says:

    I hear you on the pinkie finger. I popped the middle knuckle on my sister’s house door two weeks ago, and then popped it again on my on house door last week! It’s just now getting to a less sore state where I can comfortable wrap my yarn. Hope your finger continues to get better.

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