Lest you think I would actually hold that against anyone, I assure you that I am joking. And besides, it would not make any difference, as I am still on chart C! I have been happily knitting away at other things, but it somehow seemed appropriate to knit some more of my LOG blanket during a celebratory viewing of The Quiet Man for St. Patty's Day. I am quite proud to announce that I broke into the fourth chart repeat. For me, that is progress!
I knew when I signed up for the KAL that I would be taking the long route; I have grand aspirations of finishing by the end of the year, if not by the end of summer. Since I don't have a helpful photo of my LOG, here's a photo of some lace sampling I've done in the last month:
My foray into Walt Whitman's poetry has been about as meager as my LOG knitting, but I did come across one 'leaf of grass' that seemed fitting in this shared setting of knitalong blogging. And no, it's not any of the steamy ones. ;-)
This moment yearning and thoughtful sitting alone,
It seems to me there are other men in other lands yearning and thoughtful,
It seems to me I can look over and behold them in Germany, Italy,
Or far, far away, in China, or in Russia or talking other dialects,
And it seems to me if I could know those men I should become
attached to them as I do to men in my own lands,
O I know we should be brethren and lovers,
I know I should be happy with them.
If there's anyone out there still languishing in the expanse of your LOG shawl, enjoy the ride, and know that you have company! :)