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Better late than never

Today has been kind of wacky, timewise. And even though I woke up early, I still haven’t had time to do a quick post until now.

I had planned to lift weights and take a walk yesterday morning. I lifted weights, but got a call to be someplace a little earlier than I’d anticipated and had to ditch the walk. I feel very good about getting some weight training in, though, and gave myself a star for 20 minutes of effort.

Today I had to be cleaned up and ready to leave the house at 8:30 a.m. Kinda like you working people. The training schedule for today was an easy two-mile run, so I got it out of the way early (on the treadmill) and gave myself a star for that, as well.

As for knitting, I found a mostly finished bag over the weekend, finished the strap and felted it. On the left, before; on the right, after.

I need another bag like a need another 20 pounds – which is to say I don’t – so it’s up for grabs. If you’d like your very own blue-and-green wool bag, leave a comment before Thursday night at midnight, EST. I’ll assign numbers and pick one at random. Winner will be announced Friday, August 1.

Comments

Mindy said…
The bag is great! But since I won your last contest, it wouldn't be fair for me to win this one. Would you be willing to share the pattern?

I wanted to pop in and tell you that when I was typing you in on my web browser just now. *I have you bookmarked at home but I wanted to read during my lunch hour so I was forced to type in a search* Anyway, I typed Knit Rum Repeat...that made me laugh and didn't sound like a bad idea except that after the rum, running might be difficult!

Have a good day!
Mindy said…
Silly me, I meant after the rum, knitting might be difficult! Geez, I didn't even have any rum!
denise said…
I'm in! I think it looks like a great bag, and I love the colors. Of course, I can't honestly say I NEED it, but I like it!
wistfield said…
I love the bag! I recently stumbled across your blog and must say I'm enamored of it as well. :)

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