It was almost exactly to the day last year when the city tree lighting was ruined for me when I wore some unwashed knitwear that I had stored over the summer. It gave me a terrible allergy attack and I was so miserable that we had to leave early and head home so I could swallow a big swig of Benedryl while I could still breathe.
I did the same thing yesterday. I had washed my dusty winter coat but did not wash the sweaters I had finished last winter but never wore. I had packed them away in a box but apparently that wasn't good enough to keep off the dust cooties. I wanted The Mister to take a photo of me wearing one of my never worn Soldotnas but instead I went home and dumped them in the bathtub for a good wash along with some other assorted knitwear that I may come in contact with in the future.
Instead of a photo with me wearing my Soldotna, here are the two of them drying on a makeshift drying rack using two baby gates. I can say that for the short (and miserable) time I had one on I really liked it. The short sleeves work great with my big coat. Long sleeves are just too hot and bulky for me when I have to put a coat on over something.
In happier knitting news I finished my fancy Pairfect Pair socks. I really love them but they are going in the gift box. I think they will be part of a New Year's challenge.
I've got several balls of this yarn waiting to be socks already and this one just showed up. I wanted something festive to work on in December. My 2021 goal just might be to see if I can make everyone a Pairfect Pair. I wonder how many different colorways there are?