Sunday, August 26, 2007

Cry Baby


Sit 'n' Knit is on a break. I really enjoy organizing the group and planning events, though this past year has been more of a challenge, with having a baby and all. Thankfully the members have really helped to keep it going. I am taking this time to come back with a bang in September and get most of the fall's events organized. However, I am sad. I miss those weekly get together's, gosh darn it! With all the laughter and stories and knitting progress (or lack of).

So here I sit at home. It's a Sunday afternoon and Hotty Hubby has baby duty. I will be knitting. Alone. After I sit here and blog. Alone.

Plus, I am averaging about 6 comments per blog post and tumbleweeds posing as email in my inbox.

Do I smell?

Seriously, I miss y'all and just because Sit 'n' Knit is on a break, doesn't mean that I am not up for parking my butt somewhere with a glass of ice tea (spiked or not...well, preferably spiked, me thinks.).

And would it kill you to comment?

(Yes, I need attention. I love my knitting buddies. Do you love me?)

26 Comments:

Blogger mames said...

giving some comment love, sorry, i read and forget to ever say anything, especially with my two cry babies over here. your little one looks adorable even crying, how old now? i found you via baby bloggy bumpers...or whatever. not much time to knit over here. looking forward to more of yours.

1:44 PM  
Blogger Wannabe said...

Give yourself a break woman! Having a baby is the hardest thing ever to get adjusted to. In time you will feel more like yourself and will be able to get out more and do more. It's hard at her age. Syd is 3 now and I get out so much more and she is so much easier (minus the tantrums!)
Thinking of you!

2:21 PM  
Blogger Knitting Ewe said...

Here's to the fall! I'm looking forward to these new events!

I wouldn't mind a casual knit together this week - and with a cocktail - even better!

2:31 PM  
Blogger Mz Kwooz said...

Indeed--let's get together this week. I haven't seen people in what seems like ages...and I have plenty of yarn to knit!

And your yarn plans look good!

2:49 PM  
Blogger Suburbaknitsta said...

jumping out of lurkdom to say hi... baby is too too cute ;)

2:54 PM  
Blogger An Abundance of Lisa said...

I'm a reader and a lurker and I have been bad about commenting! So Hi! You're not alone!

3:02 PM  
Anonymous Melissa said...

I'm guilty of lurking too, so hello! And you're baby is adorable!

3:03 PM  
Blogger Liz K. said...

Oh, Annie. You are really being too hard on yourself. Having an infant is incredibly demanding, so believe me, things have to take a back seat. Including knitting.

3:43 PM  
Blogger Operakatz said...

Awwwww don't feel bad...my blog has way more tumbleweeds than yours...and YES I finally updated it LOL

4:03 PM  
Blogger Lucy said...

I'm not a sit-n-knitter, but I do read all the time, so here's a comment! :)

5:06 PM  
Blogger misplacedpom said...

How's about a super secret (now that I've announced it to the tinterweb) knitting BBQ on campus? Maybe Saturday afternoon?? It'll have to be small so I don't get the security guards all in a twitter but it could be fun. Yarn, fire and alcohol. How could it not be??

5:11 PM  
Anonymous Tawana said...

I think I have been on a break since finding out I am pregnant. I am really missing knitting with my favorited sit'n knitters. Can't wait till September! I need to get of the knitting and bonding time in before January, when the baby comes....

6:03 PM  
Blogger gleek said...

:( i know i'm not a sit'n'knitter but i know how you feel! i really miss my weekly spiders meetups. i was able to go twice this month and it was just great, but that's soon to be over as i've quit work and will no longer be in the city on fridays. bummer. maybe we should meet up sometime with babies in tow?

8:18 PM  
Blogger nicolina said...

i miss y'all too! i miss messing up a pattern cuz i'm too busy laughing. i miss drooling over someone's amazing sweater/socks/what have you.

yarn. yes.
drinks. yes!
both together. YES!

anytime you want!

8:30 PM  
Blogger Debbie said...

um yeah so totally miss everyone. Allena keeps promising to teach me cables at the next sit and knit, but there hasn't been one we've both been at (save the stitch & pitch but i wouldn't have been able to concentrate). A few good old fashioned sitting and knitting sessions are needed, especially since the holidays (ahem, what?) are a'coming.

PS - even in the midst of a good cry, the cashew is tres adorable

8:54 PM  
Anonymous Sarah said...

That little Cashew is darling - even with the tears.

And, no you don't smell.

; )

9:01 PM  
Blogger Harlem Purl said...

I think every mommy needs to be babied every once in awhile. Why should they have all the fun?

10:39 PM  
Blogger Dame Wendy said...

Hey doll! Here's comment 18 coming atcha with love. Sometimes I'll post something I think is really cute or funny or whatever and expect comments but...nada. I totally know how you feel. :)

I can't believe how much baby girl has grown!

10:27 AM  
Blogger Jesse said...

I'm sure you don't smell(I can't verify that since I'm on the other end of the country, but I'm quite sure you don't) I don't know why I don't comment more often, I know how it bugs me when I don't get any. Cashew is adoreable!

4:03 PM  
Anonymous Knittypants said...

You don't smell! If I could get over there I would love to knit with you, and see your cute baby up close. Love this picture :-)

5:44 PM  
Blogger Code Purl said...

Hey, no crying allowed in blogdom. You need these down times to fully appreciate all the fun times you have knitting with others!

5:52 PM  
Blogger Bea said...

Is 22 comments enough? That's a lot of attention.. ;)

6:50 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

I think you outed all your lurkers!
Hope your day has improved :)

7:19 PM  
Blogger Octopus Knits said...

Hey, there! I'm excited to see your Blouson, and that scarf in the previous post is lovely! Have fun making all the gifts -- it's good to prioritize in the event you can't do it all.

12:37 AM  
Anonymous Necia said...

Awwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeee I wuv you too Annie! At least you've got to attend an event this year! The year is flying by and I haven't attended not 1 Sit N Knit event. I feel like crapola. Having a kid will do that to you. You just wait until little Annie is older and has her own events to attend! Sigh, but what would we be without them. I can't imagine life at all without my little man.

Necia

3:20 PM  
Blogger Silly-Knits said...

Even though I have been a member for a short time I have enjoyed the outings I have participated in. I am looking forward to the fall events of Sit'N'Knit.

11:15 AM  

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