Monday, February 26, 2007

Another Dulaan Hat Finished

I always need to have a brain-less project to take with me to SnB - I just can't read a pattern and be sociable at the same time. I have read some people's blogs where wine is involved in their SnBs... and I know I definitely wouldn't be able to drink, knit conscientiously, and be sociable all at the same time. So, I cast on for this Dulaan hat last week:

The yarn is Paton's something in 'High Intensity' - odd that I should remember the name of the colour but not of the yarn. Here's a top view:


Word of the Day 5:
chapfallen [chop-faw-luhn, chap-]
dispirited; chagrined; dejected.

[Origin: 1590–1600; chap3 + fallen] Unabridged (v 1.1)Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.

Why this word? I was looking up for a synonym for 'frustrated.' My child's eating habits drive me bonkers. Don't get me wrong - she loves to eat... but takes absolutely forever to do it! We only have so much time when we get home. Most days I am lucky if we get home around 5pm, and she is usually in bed by 7:30 - 8pm. I hate the fact that I get angry and am trying to rush her along so she can finish her dinner, have a bath, do homework, get a story, and then get to bed all before 8pm.


Mom said...

W inherited that from her Dad!!! I never knew a man could take that long to eat...does A ever have a hot meal??
Love & Hugs

Carrie said...

That's a cute Dulaan hat you knitted! Thanks for visiting my blog - I was sweating bullets as I finished the last rows!

Kiri said...

Speaking of a cute hat, that one's adorable and so is your model ;) Such a pretty smile she has. Yep, they make flavored cat/dog toothpaste... we have "grass" flavor and "chicken" flavor which seem to smell like they're namesakes, but I'm not willing to taste it!

knitsteel said...

Your daughter is adorable and the hat is lovely. I love the bright colors.