If you think – or anyone tries to tell you – that being self employed or being a knitting designer is their ideal job, tell them to think again – or at the very least consider another line of work before going into kitting up the designs.
Here is what I did on my Saturday, while you may have been at a BBQ or at the beach or something..
I wound 450 balls of yarn.
It was fingering weight yarn; 22,188 yards of it. To put it another way, that is over 44 miles of yarn.
Thank god for music, because winding yarn is not the most exciting thing to do with your (whole) day.
This is what happens when yarn is back ordered for months on end, the yarn finally comes in and you have a stack of orders to fill. I’m happy to have the orders, but it sure is a lot of winding. And now, when Monday comes around, I have to kit it all up, so even after all this winding, I’m still only half way there.