Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Productive usage of time

My manager looked at me today and politely suggested that I work remotely for the remainder of the day so I can be miserable at home instead of at work and I was more than happy to take him up on it.

So far, as I know he doesn't have very high expectations for me when I'm all sore and sickly (massive dental work + sinus infection = I'm so much fun to be around right now), I've instead used my time to teach myself how to knit continental style. People had professed disappointment that I didn't know how, so, I was curious if it was superior. Well, it certainly isn't so far, but I'll keep practicing. I'm much more comfortable with the English style as that's what I learned as a wee one, but I'm open to new knowledge. :)

Now, to attempt to purl...

2 comments:

Mildly Helpful Darcy said...

Once I got used to continental I prefer it for knit/purl patterns, but I still use english style for lace and knitting in the dark. Just remember, it's the needle moving not the yarn so much. Good luck!

braveharlot said...

Yeah, it reminds me of how I crochet. It is just a bit more difficult, since there isn't a handy hook to grab the yarn. It's not hard, it's just different.

And my tension sucks currently. *grumble*