Paralyzed by indecision. Again.

I went to the Madrona Fiber Arts "Festival" (for lack of better word) today. I didn't take any classes, but went for the yarn market. I wrote up a list of the projects I'm most interested in making, their yarn amount, weight, etc. and took it with me so I'd have some focus. Well. I didn't find quite what I was looking for and after about 2 hours of wandering (this is the paralysis part) and petting beautiful yarns I finally purchased my two skeins of yarn and scrammed. One is a beautiful lace weight 100% Alpaca handpainted in deep blues, burgandy and greys. I started to wind it into a ball by hand. Naive me. I'm afraid this means it's time for me to buy a swift & winder.
The second yarn is 60% Merino 40% Angora in a natural "tortie" color. It's super soft, wish I had bought more and also makes me want bunnies so I can love, pet and shave all in the name of fashion. It's sick I know.
The Marcia sweater swatching is taking the wind out of my sails. I haven't made much progress with it and haven't finished sewing the green poncho together either. I'm buying more yarn in hopes to fill the void Marcia isn't filling. The more I swatch, the more I am unfulfilled, the more yarn I buy to fill the void. I see a vicious cycle being born.
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Knitting: Mary Janes, Complete With Cats!

The finished Mary Janes! They are very comfortable, knit up super quick and fit perfect. My favorite of course is the cute kitty cat button. Call me the Crazy Cat Lady. I don't care. 

My sweater swatches were killing me so I had to start something I could complete quickly. I'm making a poncho for my cutie patootie god daughter Lulu. It's this horrible fuzzy/bumpy green Blossom yarn with flecks of color. It reminds me of Oscar the Grouch, but in green. It's uber soft and will be adorable on her. Just need to stitch it together today and then I'll post some finished pics!
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Knitting: K2P2 Swatch; Nothing To Write Home About

After the LYS trip, I'm working on a k2p2 swatch with much greater tension than I'd had before. So much in fact that it's hard to slide 20 stitches across an Addi. I'm not thrilled with the result, but it's better than what I had before, so that's progress.

Thanks to those who anwered my post on the Knitty Coffeeshop. I hold the yarn in my right hand when I knit, so that's not continental, but the other way. I don't usually drop the yarn, just carry it forward on my index finger and adjust the tension if I have to. I thought I'd found a nice relaxed rythm with my knitting, but this has me all out of whack.
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