Mary-Jane is having a very unsettled evening, the worst she's had. She has finished with the screaming ab-dabs, but it is five to eleven and she is still awake and mooching around on her bed. I thought this afternoon her cold seemed to be breaking as she didn't seem to be as snuffly and her nose wasn't running as much. I just want her to rest now.
Earlier in the evening, I found my Elizabeth Zimmerman Baby Surprise Jacket pattern. In the pack is also the pattern for the adult surprise jacket - and the magic formula to make the jacket any size and any weight. I was happy with this find. I've been wanting to get my hands on this for a short while. The fomula is straight forward. I have made at least four EZBSJ's and want to make some more for Mary-Jane. It even crossed my head to make on for me. What did not cross my head, despite prompting, was what to make it with. But I've got the pattern. I was itching to start a jacket, but a tension square is the absolute quintessential key to this, and I'd not quite decided what yarn to make it in. I also wasn't in the mood to do a tension square, don't ask me why. Sensibility won over and I made a start on the second side of the olympic cushion. Haven't got far though. 11 rounds.
I had a look at the Skew sock pattern. I put myself off from casting that on as I couldn't get my head around the increases. However, once I'd got started on the cushion, I tried to work it out. I think it's starting to sink in. If it's the increase that forms part of the skew, then I think I can undertand it. I think I was just not in the mood to venture into new territory this evening. Which has turned out okay with Mary-Jane being so unsettled. I will re-instate Skew back at the top of my list of things I want to do next.