Shitty weather? Time for Knitting Bread

Woops… did I say knitting bread?  I meant knitting… and baking bread!  Or did I?

Last night I whipped up the second batch of dough from my Artisan bread in five minutes cook book.  It’s sitting on the counter rising as we speak… I’m perfecting the recipe… what I mean by that is this time I put in enough yeast, but the lid on the container I bought doesn’t seal well, so the dough became a bit dried out while in the fridge overnight.  I’ve combatted that in the meantime with plastic wrap, but I really should just get a proper dough bucket… apparently they have them at Williams-Sonoma…. and because I am physically made of money, that is exactly where I will buy my dough bucket… NOT!  LOL… I will try walmart first!

I’ve also been epically knitting along on my blanket…. partially because I want to get it done and partially because I did something yesterday that shall not be spoken of, but requires that I finish the damn thing quicker than originally hoped for… way to go me!

I have to put the dough baby in the oven in five minutes, so I’m off to clean up my kitchen and play with the blankie while it bakes… but I shall leave you with this:

Knitting with dough, while difficult is do-able… I did three backwards loop castons and one and a half rows of garter stitch…. and then the whole thing stuck to my plastic needles and I got mad and ripped it off.  Evidence suggests that you can also weave with dough… so I did… note the fringe!

Oh and I’m doing this for a contest I’m in… I’m not really nuts…. sort of!

                                                                               

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3 thoughts on “Shitty weather? Time for Knitting Bread

  1. I am not 'claiming' to be in a contest, I AM in a contest… but it's on my Ravelry site and you can't get onto it… :(I've taken nudey (implied) pictures of myself rolling around in my yarn, knitted with food, written haikus, flashed my works in progress and other such fun… I'm winning!

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