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Old 02-15-2010, 03:07 PM   #1
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Do any of you get the blahs after a while with knitting? I have all of these projects I would love to start, but don't seem to have the gumption to begin any of them. I even have two projects started that I can't seem to finish. Is anyone else like this?
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:44 PM   #2
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Sometimes I finish a project and just don't want to see knitting for the rest of the day but REALLY want that knitted item to wear ;D so I crochet a small amigurumi. The monotony of a large item needs to be broken down with adorable instant gratification projects.

It also helps to make multiple projects at once and cycle through them.This is the way I do it at least.It keeps me excited about my project to be able to do this A.D.D. style, lol
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Yes! This happens periodically to me as well. You just have to go with it. I can't force myself to knit if I don't feel it. Hang in there, it will come back!
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Originally Posted by Belphoebe View Post
Do any of you get the blahs after a while with knitting? I have all of these projects I would love to start, but don't seem to have the gumption to begin any of them. I even have two projects started that I can't seem to finish. Is anyone else like this?
No. Never. You're weird. Very.
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You're definitely alone. I felt that way yesterday after finally finishing up all those caps. I decided that I wanted to make my DD mittens to match her cap and my other DD a scarf to match the two caps I'd made her.

It did me good to knit flat after months of knitting in the round and it I am now learning something completely new... that broke those blahs for me fairly quickly.
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Hopefully I'll get back in the swing again soon. I have a lot of projects I want to do, but keep telling myself not to start another when I have two needing finished. I'll give it a couple weeks.
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Sometimes just taking a small break and doing something else for a little while helps. I also garden so winter does present a challenge when I get the blahs, but that's what all those books waiting to be read on my Kindle are for!
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When I get like this, I pick up something mindless. Like a hat done in the round that is entirely stockinette. Something that I can work on for a while that doesn't require me to think. Usually does that trick. For me at least.
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There is sooooo much I want to knit...then there is the stuff I need to knit...and it is kinda annoying to have to trudge through the stuff that NEEDS to be done in order to get to the stuff I want to do...while more wants pile up behind....*sigh*
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