Not one, but two in a row. You know those moments when you knit into a stitch and the yarn from the previous row breaks? That's what happened when I was knitting this morning with cotton chenille. A little annoyance when compared to oh shit #2. Can you identify this?
If you recognized this as one of my brand new Knit Picks Options interchangeable needles in a broken state, you would be correct. I admit, I was pushing it with a 720 stitch ruffle scarf made from heavy yarns like the cotton chenille mentioned above. First I noticed the join becoming rough feeling. A few minutes later - pop! Twenty stitches dropped and a broken cable.
Mind you, this doesn't change my opinion of the Options set as good product, just don't push it with heavy yarn and too many stitches. This is a project for the big Boyes. I knew I kept a set of those for a reason.
My new camera has arrived and here are the first shots. It's a teeny tiny Canon and boy, is it fast. I would never have been able to catch Gracee mid romp like this with my old Sony. And the flowers are my Japanese Anemones, which seem to be blooming early this year: