When my beloved Darn Pretty needle died, I put the entire project in the time out basket.
I vowed to wait until I got a replacement Darn Pretty dpn to work on those socks.
I can live without socks to knit on. But my ability to survive with no portable knitting is limited. Woman to Woman has gotten far to big to be portable. And hauling a full cone of yarn around is not exactly easy -- so Dwarrodelf isn't portable either.
Today, I caved.
I dug into the dpn case, and found a spare 2.75 mm needle. It clearly doesn't match (the points are dreadful), but it's good enough for now.... and this
went to a meeting with me, and became this
I feel a little guilty about cheating on the Darn Pretties with another needle... but a girl cannot live with only giant projects.