When I get a cat? When I get five cats? When I can’t use my hands anymore? Is there an official point you reach to becom a Crazy Knitting Lady?

Because it seemed perfectly normal to watch both Kill Bill movies (talk about Madame Defarge!) until one in the morning and finish the cabled fingerless gloves (the right one was begun and completed last night, a new record). It also seemed normal, when I discovered I was out of my special wool wash, to use my shampoo instead. As I told myself, “Wool is just hair, really.”

On the bright side, they turned out very nicely and the yarn colors are perfect for early spring–like a Beatrix Potter illustration. When the gloves are dry, I’ll put up a picture; in the meantime, enjoy Peter and Benjamin: