Distracting myself with craft, oh yes, always an option. Last time I
The peachy colour at the top is dyed with madder. Natural dyes can give the most unexpected results! And this is my favourite recent roving...
BFL humbug, with plum and violet through it. I love purple. I cycle through intense love of particular colours, wanting to dye variations of the same over and over. I could dye nothing but purples for a week or two about now.
As for projects...
That's a whale, in yarn dyed specially for it, which I started knitting for Tali then decided it should in fact be part of my nephew's Christmas present. Then there's the lacey skirt which I'm knitting for the shop (Jenna wants to keep it), and I finally finished casting off a certain special something! I can't settle to anything, so I have many many things on the go.
Ashleigh spun me the most a*ma*zing beaded yarn. It took her half of forever, and a lot of very fiddly work. I am incredibly happy just squishing it. I am so very blessed by my wonderful friends. They are good company when I feel blah and can't get my head straight enough for talking.
I'm struggling to concentrate on reading anything, even poetry. That's usually a reliable first warning sign that I'm sliding down towards depression again. That and spending an hour sitting on my bed sobbing that I'm failing at everything... One step at a time, one stitch at a time, one moment at a time, I fight it.