25 June, 2014

The day my knitting made me cry....

Don't laugh...but my knitting needle broke & I cried.
You see, I was on holiday and this was my holiday car-crafty project but no, the knitting needle had to go & break on the first night!  Not only did it break but about 45 stitches came off the needle, dropping down about 5 rows....sob!
The piccie above shows some of my quick repair to the knitting.
When I got back from holiday, I went & bought steel knitting needles these suckers won't break (I hope)....but then I went & lost all the momentum for this project, I mean it actually made me cry and I have to forgive it for that before I can start knitty knitty again.


Has this ever happened to you or are you sitting there reading this & laughing at me???

5 comments:

  1. I'm not laughing but there is a wry smile on my face - this could easily be me. I've cried at smaller things... and a broken knitting needle could totally ruin a holiday. I get that. Other's wouldn't, but I do.
    Easy to fall out of love in such circumstances. It will take time.

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  2. il y a des jours ou rien ne va comme on veux!! allez remotive toi ce projet vaut le coup et il y a des choses bien plus grave dans la vie !! c' est ce qui faut se dire biz

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  3. Oh, that would make me cry too! Are the new ones Addis? I've found them very sturdy.

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  4. I get that you lost your momentum for the project after that.
    Knitting needles are not supposed to break like that, just in the middle of a project. Especially when it was you holiday-car project!
    It certainly would throw me off completely!

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  5. I'm so glad that you all understand!! (I was beginning to think I was a little bonkers!)

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