Thwarted

Thwart- verb; passive constuction, to be thwarted

see also balk, baffle, frustrate

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March, 2006: This Veronique Avery’s “Shocking” skirt. I began in a white heat over spring break and quickly realized that knitting with this acrylic yarn hurt my hands. So I stopped.

March, 2008: This Veronique Avery’s “Shocking” skirt. I began in a white heat over spring break and quickly realized that knitting with this acrylic yarn hurt my hands. So I stopped.

The difference between these two statements is that this time I’m done for good!

But I did want to show you how great this pattern is before it’s gone forever…

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Um, excuse me?

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Well, where’d you come from?DSC06373.JPG
Fine, battle it out between yourselves.
So since the picture-taking endeavor went so poorly, I thought I’d head out to the ‘Merc and pick up some wool for this skirt at their annual 25-40% off wool sale.

3.8.2008

FAIL!

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7 comments so far

  1. Laura on

    hiya ursula! i think you all in columbus got more snow than we got up here in cleveland. hope you are staying warm! 🙂

  2. Mintyfresh on

    oh no! i wanted another Shocking Skirt in blogland 😦 still, no good suffering.

  3. yarnzombie on

    Hee! FAIL! cracks me up every time. 🙂

  4. Jodi on

    Bummer on the “thwarted-ness,” but at least the kitties are darn cute and the snow is beautiful.

  5. Erin on

    The skirt really does look lovely. But yeah, acrylic yarn sucks. I don’t blame you.

  6. k on

    Yup, you’re right. Your part of the world looks vastly different from mine, and I can’t say I’m particularly jealous – teehee. Sorry about the skirt but it obviously was not meant to be.

  7. Sourire11 on

    Heh… FAIL. Goodstuff.


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