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Paint and a ball of yarn

Have you ever been exhausted that your eyes feel separate from your head? This week has been the hardest to get through. I just couldn’t get enough sleep.

Having rheumatoid arthritis and edema causes me to have intense chronic fatigue. Not to mention the brain fog.

Everyday I imagined myself in my studio painting, but my head found the pillow instead.

This evening I took a hot shower, did some evening yoga and painted a little while talking to a friend who just had surgery the other day.

I only painted the first layer. My legs were getting swollen and starting to hurt. I really wish the inflammation would stop and my legs would be thin and never swell again!

Right now I’m going to stitch a few rows of a headband I’m making and will put on Etsy when I get it finished.

Happy day

Caroline

knitting

Stockinette Stitch

A new knitting project just began using the stockinette stitch. It’s really easy. It will make the project to be thick. Great for scarves, shawls, headbands and sweaters.

The plan is to stitch a headband using stockinette stitch.

Cast on 40 stitches


Then knit and move yarn to front, slip the next stitch as if you are going to purl, (but you won’t actually purl) then move yarn back and knit. Repeat.

Slip the stitch… don’t actually purl the stitch

There’s tons of videos about this stitch to view.

It’s another hot day. It will consist of staying downstairs in front of the fan, stitching. It will also be an early bedtime.

It’s exhausting working full time and wanting to work on my individual creative projects.

Happy day

Caroline