Wrist Recovery

It has been a little over a week since I have sprained my wrist.  I thought, “Minor sprain.  Should be back to normal by the end of the week.” Unfortunately I was wrong.  While my wrist is definitely recovering, it is taking longer than I though.  I can do a little knitting while wearing a brace, but not physical activity that places strain on my wrist – aka the only form of exercise I have every enjoyed, bouldering.

So with my lack of exercise, I have been spending so much time on Ravelry and knitting blogs.  I am slowly working my way through “Grace” but seeing all the wonderful items knitters are creating have given me the biggest itch to cast-on-itis.  It also not helpful that I have promised two people beanies and the desire to start them right away is slowly picking at my self-restraint.

I will try my best to be a monogamous knitter (not really, I have a pair of socks in my travel purse), but do not be surprised if I cast on a beanie by the end of the weekend. 

 
I did spend three hours in a Target Starbucks waiting for my car to receive maintenance. A few inches of the cardigan were knit and a book was read. I highly recommend “Speak” by Louisa Hall. It’s an amazing book discussing themes of humanity, technology, and communication. 

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7 thoughts on “Wrist Recovery

  1. Not being able to knit is heartbreaking! I had a similar situation a few months ago. I hope that your wrist gets better soon.

    And I say knit the beanies! The sweater will be there when you’re done.

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      1. Luckily both recipients really want a blue beanie so I’m hoping to just buy a big skein of one color. I don’t have the patterns nailed down yet, but I was thinking of Bough by Leila Raabe and not sure for the second. It’s for a boy. Any suggestions?

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      2. Oh Bough is gorgeous. That’s going to be fun to knit. I’ve knit the Skyping Beanie for my brothers and they really liked it. It’s pretty manly but a bit more interesting than just ribbing.

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