Tuesday, October 12, 2010
What Was I Thinking?
Well as I said, I started on the afghan this week and quickly realized I was going to need more yarn, SOON, so I went looking for the label I'd torn off the yarn so I could get the brand and color. Couldn't find the label, looked everywhere including the trash. But I didn't panic. I thought, ok, it's bound to be Red Heart that's the brand I usually buy, I'd just look on the internet and try to match the color. Wasn't quite sure where I'd bought the yarn so I started looking on Amazon at Red Heart yarn, thousands of them, but even with the yarn laying next to the computer I couldn't get a match. Ah, but then I remembered where I had bought it and I quickly looked through their site and still no match. Desperate ideas of putting this yarn only on the ends and filling in the rest of the afghan with a different color passed through my mind, but that would be a last resort. I tore through the mess of stuff I keep "neatly" organized by the couch one more time, and as if popping in from another dimension, there was the label. It wasn't Red Heart after all, it was Lion's Brand. So back online to the store where I'd made my initial purchase and I attempted to order all the yarn I needed. Every time I thought I had the order, address, charge card information all filled in the d**n thing refused to put the order through.
Frustrated I went to back to Amazon, found Lion's Brand yarn, found the color I needed, parfait, and I ordered enough to finish the afghan, And because it's such a twisty yarn and the color is variegated I'm hoping it will all match up. Here's hoping the yarn gets here before I get a burst of energy and get past crochet speed again.
Friday I went to the commissary with Mac to grocery shop and I managed to get all of it done without having to sit down and rest. That ma...