Thursday, November 3, 2011

Phooey

I had such good intentions and I was off to such a good start. Then....

I've been busy knitting every spare minute. I've made several dog sweaters for the winter holiday season. here are some of them.

I think this one looks boyish.



There are several fancy ones for the  girls. Some have ruffles.

Some have glitz.


And some have both.


Some are in Christmas colors.

Monday evening I started knitting a pair of Christmas dolls when I started feeling some pain in my right hand. I took an aspirin and went on knitting. Tuesday the pain was worse, but I continued knitting. Yesterday I finally gave in. I recognize that I have tendonitis in my hand and the knitting is aggravating it.
So, the knitting needles have been put aside for awhile and I'm resting and icing my hand. I'm increasing my vitamin D and B complex. I'd like this to settle down so that  can get back to my knitting. In the meantime I'll try some crossstitch and see if that gets around the pain.

17 comments:

Two French Bulldogs said...

we love the "glitz" do you sell them?
Benny & Lily

Kari in Vegas said...

How about knitting a Tori sized sweater ;)

Stop on by for a visit
Kari
dogisgodinreverse.com

Hound Girl said...

wow I love the red girly one that is ADORABLE - does that come in lab siez?! :) hahah

Anny said...

ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh... cross stitch won't help with the pain Sue... Rest your hands.

Lovely sweaters by the way... i am sure some doggies are gonna be real happy.

Heal soon!

Stella said...

What is going on here? Mrs O.P. falls and breaks her arm, you have tendonitis, my blog is broken , , ,too much! The rest of you, out there, walk with a big stick, and leave the knitting sticks be. This is the pits!

Get well soonest!

Kisses,
Stella

scotsmad said...

Take it easy...hope you'll be knitting again soon.

Love the coats AND the models!

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & bella

bichonpawz said...

You are VERY talented and do such beautiful work!!! Do you have an Etsy store?

Maggie and Mitch said...

That is exactly how mom's surgery on her wrist came to be. Too much of a good thing! Please take a nice long rest from knitting, Miss Sue!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Vivian said...

So sorry to hear you have to take a break from knitting. The puppy sweaters look very cute!

Marjie said...

Those are cute sweaters. I'm sure people with little dogs will be charmed by them!

Soggibottom said...

Sorry about your hands Sue.... best idea to give knitting a rest for a while. Wow, what beautiful doggie sweaters. Really good. Rest your hands. Lots of love
Freya Rose Blossom and Co. :-) X X X

SissySees said...

Ouch!! No good deed goes unpunished. We hope you're feeling better already. Your sweaters sure are cute!!

Rocky Creek Scotties and Rocky Creek Ramblings said...

So what do you do with the dog sweaters? Do you sell them?

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Mango said...

Those sweaters look super amazing. I especially like the glitz one. Any gal would be proud to wear it down the street.

Hey! You know what! I have the tender knife twist too and it can be very owie so I think you should take your anti swell up medicine and lay off the knitting for a bit, OK?

Slobbers,
Mango

Jed and Abby in MerryLand said...

Oh, Sue, we're so sorry about your hand! Hope you didn't aggravate it making Little Bit's sweater. Good thing you have so many beautiful sweaters in stock. Hope your hand is better soon.

Jed & Abby and mama ML

Nichole said...

Adorable sweaters! I hope your hand is feeling better!