Knitting Is for Suckers (Or, Never Dis a Homemade Gift)

When I lost my writing and editing job of 9 years due to “restructuring,” I decided I’d pass the time by doing three things, in this order of priority:

  1. Aggressively look for a new gig (obviously, because writing doesn’t pay the bills unless you’re getting paid to do it)
  2. Writing a novel, and getting said novel off the ground by cranking out 50,000 words during NaNoWriMo
  3. Learning to knit

I’ve already talked a bit about the job loss and the novel writing, so today I’m going to focus on the knitting. If you’re here for writing tips, look elsewhere. If you want to feel better about yourself and discover that you probably don’t curse nearly as often as you think you do, read on. Continue reading