Who’d’ve Thunk?

It’s late-ish Friday night, and I just cast off Mookie Pi. She’s currently in a hottub (i.e. washing machine) with a few towels and now I’ll just have to wait and see how she felts up. No, I didn’t felt a test swatch – I’m a rebel; I live by my own code. Undoubtedly this code will involve cranky tears in about 20 minutes but we’ll see. I’m sure I also should’ve waited until tomorrow morning, but if I can get it blocking tonight, there’s a fighting chance it’ll be dry in time for the birthday girl. [Note: just started running it through the 2nd time. I'm trying to get rid of the stitch definition - hopefully the second wash will help with that]

Despite being no where near done with an actual pair of socks, I’m right on my own personal schedule of casting off UglyBroad #1 yesterday. Ends aren’t woven, of course, but she’s off needles. I’m almost at the heel turning point of Sniffy 2, so I think I’ll work on that so at least I have one finished pair of socks and then I’ll cast on UB #2 and maybe that toe-up sock I mentioned with the cool sock yarn my SP got me.

Speaking of socks, I got my STR in the mail today. Ain’t it purty? The Jasper colorway is for a pair of socks for Steph; I haven’t decided what I’m going to do with the Saratoga. I finally had to force myself to stop fondling it and set it aside to finish up Mookie Pi. I’d been considering taking a picture of my sock yarn stash, but then I saw Wendy‘s and decided I wasn’t quite ready to run with the big dogs yet.

Watching qualifying (though I already know Chimmie is rolling off 9th tomorrow night). He’s running this funky Shamu car for the Pepsi 400 – I do love the Lowe’s car so it’s gonna be weird to look for a different paint scheme on the track. I’m sure I’ll make do.

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