Last week would have been the first week that was normal since the holidays. It takes us a while to get back into our normal, what ever that is. Part of the reason is because it takes me a long time to recuperate from a full busy house. Mostly it is me that needs to recuperate. Anyway, I/we were all ready, with a new schedule to boot, to start our week. But, one of the girls got sick. Fever, very sore throat, and a bad headache that included pain behind the eyes. It seemed like she was doing better but then the fever came back. I haven’t seen her this ill in a while. I felt so bad for her. About five or so days later the second daughter followed suit. Poor things. Tea, Tylenol, lozenges, and hot water bottles were administered. It seemed to go on forever. They were tired of being sick. Finally today they are feeling better. Just about a full week of sickness.
Luckily for me, at least so far, I did not get the virus. I didn’t have to drive anywhere. I didn’t really have much to do since the girls didn’t want to do anything. We listened to our audio story quite a bit. Watched nature documentaries on Netflix. ‘The Earth’ series is really good. Of course I knit a bunch. Finished a shawl, and started a sweater.
About this shawl. It is the ‘Truly Tasha’s Shawl’ on Ravelry. I love how it came out.
I also started a sweater. ‘The Sage Blouse’ also on Ravelry. I am not having a good time with it. I love the way it looks on the picture but honestly I have ripped it out because the lattice did not look right. I am hoping to go to my knitting class on Wednesday and find out what I am doing wrong. I don’t like to quit things. I really want to knit this sweater, but if it gives me much more trouble I may have to scrap it.
It looks pretty, but the lattice pattern is wrong. Oh boy. Don’t I love a challenge? No. Not always.
Here is to what will hopefully be a normal week for us. Hope yours is too.