Thursday, November 01, 2007

Still alive...

I've been a bad blogger. Actually, I've been a bad knitter as well. We had a yarn disaster of major proportions and that really threw me off my game. Last Thursday evening, I settled in to work on the Lady Eleanor and realized I was at the end of my skein. I went to the spare room to get another one out of the box and the box was gone. No problem I thought. DH cleaned and straightened up the room (which tends to get very out of control) and I thought I just needed to look a little harder for it's new resting place. Nope. Gone. The box was gone. I'm going to say roughly $70.00 or a little more worth of yarn... gone. It was in a priority mail postal box. Gone. He thought it was empty. He threw it out. And, to add insult to injury, it sat outside for 5 days and if I had sat down to knit one night earlier, I'd have been able to rescue it. As it was, the trash man got it about 7 hours before I missed it. That will teach me not to knit. I missed it by only 7 hours out of the 5 days it sat outside with the trash. Thoughts of rumaging the land fill ran through my mind. Nah... I got on knit list and found the yarn. I have it now. But it cost him. Big time. I think we can safely say that he will never do that again. So how angry and upset was I over the whole situation? Well, I got these the next day:

That should sum it up.

4 comments:

SJ said...

Oh no! I'd have a very hard time forgiving my husband if he did that. The flowers help, but I really think your DH should replace the yarn, too -- same dyelot and everything. And maybe buy you some sock yarn, too.

shell said...

Oh no!! I am so sorry that happened!
The flowers were pretty though. So do you have pictures of the yarn?
Hope to see you on Tuesday!

Yvonne said...

Oh my goodness!! I hope that the new yarn arrives quickly for you!!

candace said...

Awww. That would be a horrible shock.
The flowers were a really sweet gesture, though!