Knitting on the Road: Canada • Canal du Midi • Conwy • Dalarna • Denmark • Friday Harbor • Hiiumaa • Huron Mountain • New England • The Road to Oslo • Santa Fe • Spey Valley • Christmas in Tallinn • Traveler's Stockings • Uinta Cabin • Unst • Whitby
There's an old Chinese proverb that I'm sure you're familar with: better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. For the last few weeks I've been cursing the darkness. I've struggled to make any progress with this second sock because the light in my living room was insufficient to see the intricate stitches of this pattern clearly with this dark yarn.
Suddenly it occurred to me to sit on the other side of the living room in the Barca Lounger usually reserved for company. Doh! The recliner is directly below a bank of pot lights providing light from above and behind the person sitting there. Perfect!
With a handful of productive hours of knitting this week, I've turned the heel of the second sock and made good progress on the foot. And I'm confident that I can finish the sock before the end of the holiday Monday and get started on pattern #3. Much better than cursing the darkness, isn't it!?!