"'You'll break it, John,' said Elizabeth, smiling. 'You're too heavy-footed.'"I'm pretty sure Elizabeth would not have been smiling. If it had been me, I would have throttled the lot of 'em.
In other news, I have successfully reined in my insane urge to buy yarn to make matching socks for this dress (rather than just buckling down and finishing the dress itself). A new level of procrastination avoided.
I quickly found some good matches at Baby Gap, which is doing its level best to make sure all babies have some squishy garter stitch in their lives whether a knitter loves them or not. I'm dreading the inevitable query of, "And did you make the booties?" No. No, I did not, dagnabit.striped leg warmers
TARDIS socks. These have the distinct advantage that I'm not super excited to knit either of them, which ought to insure that the dress gets done by the deadline (9/26). But there are forces conspiring against me. Today this arrived in my mailbox: