Posted on Oct 16, 2008. 6 comments

Chances of running out of yarn before finishing new design: 50%
Number of skeins of yarn left at place of purchase: 0
Cost of 7 balls of yarn at initial purchase: $18
Current cost of a ball of yarn in case I run out: $8.85
Cost of three balls of yarn because I don't want to do this again: $33.54
Time Maya woke up this morning: 4:45am
Number of times we've watched the Sleep episode of Yo Gabba Gabba this morning: twice
Percentage of Husband's birthday cheesecake consumed during yarn crisis: 1/4
Number of skeins of Manos Silk Blend purchased at original yarn shop after discovering the necessary yarn is gone: 7
Shots of tequila desired (but probably not practical since there's none in the house): 2
Chances of fitting into sweater after procuring all the needed yarn and requisite cheesecake consumption: 1 in 10


  • Posted by AlisonH on Oct 20, 2008

    Thank you for turning it all into such a good laugh!

  • Posted by La on Oct 16, 2008


  • Posted by Carrie K on Oct 17, 2008

    Carol is right. You need to knit faster so that you don’t run out of yarn.
    And pass the cheesecake. Happy birthday to the hubby!

  • Posted by Heidi on Oct 20, 2008

    ahhh….. it is a sweater not a skirt….

  • Posted by Christie on Oct 16, 2008

    Cost of speculation: Priceless.

  • Posted by Carol on Oct 16, 2008

    Knit faster, htat changes the yarn quotient. Or else consume the tequila and you won’t notice the yarn disaster!

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