Knitting with crochet thread is definitely a challenge.

Maybe that’s the reason it’s called crochet thread or crochet cotton. 😉

I’m using two strands of #10 thread, and stockinette stitch.  I like how the two colors of thread make their own pattern, even though it doesn’t show up well in this picture..

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Even so, my progress has been slower than I’d like.

I’m trying to decide if it’s the size of the thread … the small circular knitting needles … or because the thread doesn’t “give” like yarn. Or maybe it’s a combination of more than one.

Right now, I just can’t figure it out.

What I do know is I seem to be finding excuses — maybe any excuse — to avoid knitting this project.

First it was one thing, then another.  And when I find myself looking for chores to do instead of knitting … well, I know there’s something not quite right. 😀

The project started off okay. Here it is on May 1:

Navy and black crochet cotton on circular needle

And now it’s probably about half finished:

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It’s definitely at the, “Do I want to continue with this or just rip it out and start over?” stage.  And, I can’t decide.

Somehow the prospect of knitting this project has become, well w-o-r-k.  :roll:

My general rule of knitting is: it should be fun … or at least enjoyable.  In all truthfulness, I do like the softness of the knitted fabric. It has a nice thickness to it, and just might make the whole project worthwhile.

So, instead of ripping out my hard work, I’ll take a page from Scarlett O’Hara … and think about it tomorrow.

After all, it is only knitting …

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