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Old 10-05-2005, 06:44 PM   #1
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No time for knitting
I am unhappy... I mean, like deeply, soul-troubled unhappy.

Why? Well, because the semester is in full swing and i have ZERO time to knit. I spend all day dealing with students and then grading horrifically-written lab reports at night...

My needles are wilting... My bag is collecting dust... My hand muscles are atrophying (except for the hand i scribble all over their reports with!).... My eyes are turning green with envy at all the beautiful projects that are posted here... A monster is being created...

So many projects are backing up and xmas is just around the corner... *gasp*.

How i long for the days of summer when i could just sit back in the evening and knit without a care...

We're at midterms now... hopefully it'll seem like a short coast to exams...

I need a knitting "fix"... I need some good hedgehog time... sheesh! (and students think THEY have it hard! Pfffft!!). I think i'll give them a pop quiz tomorrow - misery loves company!

Ahhhh, healthy obsession.... How i love thee and seek thy comfort....

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Old 10-05-2005, 07:05 PM   #2
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:( I feel so bad for you.......hope you are able to get in some knitting time soon.............
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Old 10-05-2005, 07:24 PM   #3
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Maybe you can incorporate knitting into your curriculum, eh? :XX:
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Old 10-05-2005, 09:34 PM   #4
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Aw, I'm so sorry.

It would be great if there was a program/curriculum in schools that taught kids how to knit!
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:16 PM   #5
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hedgehog, I feel your pain.

I have been working 60-70 hrs a week and have no time to knit except for a few rows b4 bed... makes me sad, because I love my yarn time ... usually, Angel (my cat) will curl up next to me or around my neck (oof) as I knit til we get sleepy. Not lately.

Now I've forgotten just how many WIPs I have... gotta hit the stash and WIP basket this weekend and recharge my knitting batteries.

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Old 10-05-2005, 11:30 PM   #6
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I feel your pain. I'm a grad student and a mama and low wage worker. But I knit during lectures, on the bus, while my son takes a bath, when ever I can sneak it in. I always take a small project with me. Ya never know when you'll be standing in line at the grocery store or you're in a waiting room or a long train is going by. If there is still no time for you, I would advise you to at least keep a small ball and needles in you bag as a talisman. Even if you don't knit, you know it's there and you could if you ahd time. :XX: :XX: :XX: :XX:
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Old 10-06-2005, 09:16 AM   #7
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I feel for ya Hedge..

Since like August.. I've been so busy I've not been able to do anything.. it kinda sucks.. there are a few projects I need to get done.. :(
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Old 10-06-2005, 11:58 AM   #8
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Lots of us have trouble fitting in time to knit... you are so not alone... we feel your pain.

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Old 10-06-2005, 04:14 PM   #9
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Bummer! Any chance you can take a bus to school to sneak in some knit time? Or maybe you could just give up sleeping???
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Old 10-06-2005, 06:46 PM   #10
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Gave up sleeping last night to finish a paper. Not advisable. Took a French test today, have no idea how I did. Reasonably sure My answers were in French. Not typing full sentences, haven't slept yet. DH in Potsdam so girls are my responsibility tonight. 16yo will let me walk over to the knitting group at LYS cause she wants an answer to her knee sock question. Exhausted but going to knit for an hour anyway. Miss it more than I ever thought I could. :rollseyes: Going to add to the stash to make mysekf feel better. Good thing I don't have to drive to LYS. Have to remember to take a flashlight for walk home. Later dudes, gonna go get a fix.
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