Hello people. Hope everyone is doing well. We're getting so close to Christmas and I'm still crabby about the end of summer. Thanksgiving is next week and last year at this time, we were in a completely different state of mind, no dinners, no Christmas, no holiday. This year there is much to be thankful for and our holidays will be celebrated. I would rather have spaghetti than turkey but won't win on that one.
While trying out the new Bosch with Rack-a-matic (upper rack can be moved up or down), I stood in a twisted position and all of sudden, couldn't straighten. Years ago I was at my parent's house every day and every year in the fall with a very heavy gas hand held leaf blower, no support, and that slight forward bend from the weight ruined my lower back muscles. Any time I need to keep a slightly forward position, like at the laundry tub, it hurts. This time, because of the bend but also the twisted position, something else happened. I just wish there was a way to not make those noises that automatically spew from my mouth.
The flag on this design patterned three rows of red to one row of white. Took it out and started over. Because of needing an odd number centered, those three red stayed but I changed the other stripes to two rows red and two rows white. I like it better. I'm using the darker 680 for his coat, and I don't like the green for collar and cuff so...... another change coming. I may use a fuzzy thread (if I didn't give them all away) but wouldn't a pile look nice? Turkey stitch cut to a short pile. I may try a sample elsewhere in case I throw a tantrum. If all else fails, one dark brown thread with one light thread will give me the tweedy look and the more I think about it (like just now), that may be the ticket. I shouldn't be tempting frustration while teetering on the edge of a slump.
Have a good one!!