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iwouldratherbeknitting
11-11-2007, 06:12 AM
I've had a tendon thumb injury for the past several weeks-- and I finally decided that I'd try to knit again a couple of days ago- (I'd tried in the past- but, my hand was incapable of making the knitting motions and the doctor told me not to anyway-- so, I couldn't even if I had wanted to.. :D)

ANYWAY.. it's not much-- but, here they are 4" squares knitted to be put together ashttp://farm3.static.flickr.com/2332/1962678731_21bba47c72.jpgfor a 'blanket' to be raffled off to help pay for a child's wheelchair.

It did hurt to knit.. but, at least my hand can do it now. I just knitted 10 minutes.. a couple of times a day until I got both of them finished. I just need to not overdo the knitting nor expect to knit every day for awhile.
SO HAPPY with the return of the knitting ability. :woot:

ritaw
11-11-2007, 09:31 AM
Hi there my friend.
I am so glad to hear that you are on the mend. But really you should be resting that hand. It will heal quicker.
The squares look great though :)
Rest that hand

dustinac
11-11-2007, 11:18 AM
The Squares look great...don't over do it though or you might be back to not knitting... take it easy :hug:

KnittingNat
11-11-2007, 12:44 PM
The squares are lovely, but do give your hand a rest. You don't want to make it worse :hug:

GiddyKnitter
11-11-2007, 02:15 PM
Love those squares but please dont overdo things x

Tutu Carol
11-11-2007, 03:02 PM
Glad you are getting better, I often ice my hands, it helps a lot.

Best wishes,
Carol

jeanius80
11-11-2007, 03:33 PM
lovely squares!!

Maria2009
11-11-2007, 04:05 PM
great squares,I'm glad you are feeling better:)

iwouldratherbeknitting
11-12-2007, 01:00 AM
Thanks everybody! It was so much fun to get to FINALLY KNIT again after several weeks. I had missed it so much.. and I did 'ice' my hand after I finished-- because it was hurting. :*(

Thanks for the good wishes. I did get out some yarn to 'pet' in the meantime.. so, it can wait its turn to get knitted up.

Abbily
11-12-2007, 10:09 AM
Glad you're finally (sort of) able to knit again! Lovely squares!