Saturday, June 17, 2006

Challenge #2

It is time once again to post about about one of the Amazing Lace's challenges.

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It appears that Twizzler (aka the Sampler Shawl) has taken matters into his own hands. Over the past week or so, I have been drawn to Branching Out and to Rose-of-Sharon, because knitting a wool shawl in hot weather just wasn't doing it for me. I didn't realize that ignoring Twizzler would cause him to take eXtreme measures.

Don't believe me? Well, today I decided to rest in the wonderful air-conditioned library about a mile from my house. I thought since it was a nice day, I would walk. While I was walking to the library, I noticed that my backpack was really heavy. Why would it be heavy? I knew I had my laptop, but I just brought Branching Out and Rose-of-Sharon with me. I decided that I must have forgotten to check the front pockets and there was probably a paperback or something in there.

When I got to the library, I set up my laptop and direct my browser to bloglines. While everything was loading, I went to take a peek at the knitting books. When I left my laptop, my campout looked like the following. Everything looks fine right? Just my laptop and knitting blogs waiting for me to return.

When I returned to my seat, things had changed dramatically. Take a look for yourself. Twizzler had snuck into my backpack and brough Folk Shawls with him. As you can see from the photo, he tied up Branching Out and Rose-of-Sharon just to show me he meant business. I guess I know who is in charge now.

"Yes Twizzler, I'm coming! I am going to stop reading knitting blogs and work on you right now! Please stop teasing Branching Out and Rose-of-Sharon! They are smaller than you!"

-SAK

3 comments:

  1. It's like those SciFi movies when robots get brains - Twizzle now has a life of his own - and he's ready to prove it!

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  2. Dude, that shawl is starting to frighten me. You may want to make sure he doesn't have access to any credit cards, or who knows what trouble he'll cause.

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  3. Heh heh -- sort of sounds as though your lace projects have become your children. They sure are acting that way!

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