... but I have been knitting
and you knit and then
you knit some more
and you've managed to add one measly 8 row repeat [ about an inch of length ] after a whole evening's toil
Personally, I think that there's some kind of black hole operating in the rumpus room that spews out progress in inverse proportion to the amount of effort sucked into it.
of course the fact that there's over 400 stitches on the needle may have something to do with that
and Bear says
"Yes, I just had a bath ... no, I do not want to discuss it" ?"