Wednesday, September 21, 2016

More Madness

So when I said I was obsessed with knitting leggings I wasn't being overly dramatic, or exaggerating my feelings.  It wasn't hyperbole.

In July I was legitimately OBSESSED with knitting leggings.  They were the ONLY thing I wanted to knit.  And ALL I wanted to do was knit them.

You are all familiar with Exhibit A

It was well documented here.

Allow me to introduce you to Exhibit B.

Pardon the weird angle of my feet.  I saw an article titled "How to look good in every picture" and they suggested making triangles with your body.  I'm young and impressionable.  I decided it couldn't hurt to try.  So I made a triangle with my feet.  I'm pretty sure it looks as awkward as it felt, but scientifically my feet are now 42% more attractive because they form a triangle so I guess that's something.

I wish I weren't such a slacker and had been blogging in real time.  I knit them back in July.  I cast on for them about five minutes after I cast off the other pants.  You wouldn't believe how quickly I knit these pants.

I think it was five days from start to finish.

I am not kidding when I say I was OBSESSED.

Then I kept waiting for a good hair to take a pictures of my pants.  Because you can't photograph pants without good hair...right...I mean...right...I guess that's a thing... isn't?  Well, it's obviously a thing for me.  So I kept waiting.  And waiting.  And waiting.  And I did have an amazing hair day on September 10th, but I was away and couldn't take pictures of leggings.  We'll (hopefully) return to the subject of September 10th and my fantastic hair at a future time and blogpost.  Until then allow me to present photographic evidence of my epically good hair day

Yes that is a fuzzy pink tiara.  I'm telling you, there's a blog post there, we'll get back to it.

Anyways...about my pants...

I gave up on waiting for a good hair day, and in the interest of keeping it real, this isn't even a clean hair day.  It is an it's out of my way and I really need to take pictures of my pants so I guess we can make this work hair day.  Somedays that's the best you can hope for.  Also triangle with my bottom leg.  I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be an isosceles or equilateral triangle not a scalene but I get beauty points for trying right?  Like 18% better?

Bird and I decided we would set up a cool artsy photoshoot of my pants to keep things interesting.

It didn't really go as planned.  Dear Lord is my arse really that wide?

Turns out we are neither cool nor artsy.  Although I did form an isosceles triangle with my wide butt leading up to my knees.  SCORE  My butt looks 42% prettier.

We don't care that we are neither cool nor artsy.  Nor do we really care how wide my butt looks in what turned out to be a VERY unflattering angle.

We only care about my cool stripey legging goodness.

Relevant Details:  These were knit on size 2 needles using various bits of left over sock yarn.  I knit two rows of black and then six rows of a random sock yarn.  I knit the same stripe sequence on each leg.  Eventually I ran out of black sock yarn and for a while I used some lace weight black yarn held trippled for the black stripe, but eventually I ran out of that and I had to break down and buy a single skein of black yarn to finish my pants.  (which is why it took five days not three to finish my pants).  Also notice I did not make a triangle with my feet, and while they look more comfortable they are 43% uglier.  #science

So these pants are warm and comfy and I wish I didn't live on the surface of the bloody sun so I could wear them.  Also Triangle!

And now here's what you're really here for.  Not for my awkward pictures or witty sarcasm or even my most expert knitting.  You're here for the toddler.  I know.  It's ok.  I feel the same way about her.

Oh yeah, we got a cat.

1 comment:

Candyce said...

I do love your stripey leggings!
And oh how cute Miss Queen Bee is!!!