Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-02-2011, 08:23 AM   #1
Working the Gusset
vaknitter's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: virginia
Posts: 1,732
Thanks: 450
Thanked 461 Times in 420 Posts
Knitting MOJO back
While I was preggo with my son I was so tired after work that I fell asleep sitting up and all but stopped knitting. His blanket was finished when he was about 3 months old. I haven't purchased yarn in over a year ! It didn't help that my beloved LYS closed when my son was 5 months old. I am happy to report that I have finally figured out that naptime should be used for good (knitting and exercising) and not evil (laundry and dishes). I ventured in a new not-so-local yarn store and bought yarn for a Christmas project last week ! I even have some FO's to post pictures of if I can even get my little model to sit still long enough. My hubby doesn't really understand that knitting is my therapy ....
vaknitter is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 11-02-2011, 01:02 PM   #2
Jan in CA
Mod Squad
Jan in CA's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Southern CA
Posts: 38,158
Thanks: 1,723
Thanked 8,979 Times in 7,324 Posts
Yep, you need to have renewal time to keep you sane. Every mom needs that!

When the baby is awake you can put him in a bouncer or something while you do dishes or toss in a load of laundry. I used to sing or "chat" with them while I did the evil chores. As long as you're talking to them they don't know the difference.

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

NEW! KH knitting video archive

Jan in CA is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2011, 05:33 PM   #3
Ribbing the Cuff
MrsPilgrim's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 85
Thanks: 11
Thanked 14 Times in 14 Posts
Jolly jumpers are great too! Bubs out of harms way and enjoying himself immensley and youre free to knit, clean what ever rocks your boat.
MrsPilgrim is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Will I ever get my knitting mojo back? Sweet_Thang The Lounge 17 08-16-2009 03:39 PM
Do you ever lose your knitting mojo? SBG General Knitting 19 05-17-2008 09:15 AM
Knitting Back mrs.slavinsky How-to Questions 1 04-03-2008 09:53 AM
Lost a little knitting mojo ChristyH General Knitting 5 11-18-2007 05:18 PM
When you lose your mojo... Mommy22alyns General Knitting 21 04-20-2007 12:16 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:54 PM.