Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Hello. My Name is Susan and I am a Crochetaholic

I've known for awhile that I have a problem.  I want to crochet all the time.  I sneak yarn and a hook along with me most anywhere I go.

Sure, it began as social crocheting.  I'd visit with others while crocheting.  I'd appropriately crochet on a cold winter night.  Then, I started crocheting alone.  I've crocheted in secret.  When I'm not crocheting, I often find myself wondering when my next stitch will be.  I no longer crochet only at traditional times.  I even crochet in the Summer!  It has reached the point where I actually found myself crocheting at the beach!

Recently, though, I found a new way to support my addiction.  It was really quite clever, I thought.  When Mike and I were returning from out of town one night, it got too dark for me to crochet.  I wasn't ready to stop.  What to do?  What to do?  THEN, I thought of my new Acer Iconia Tablet.  It lights up!  I turned it on and set up as though I was going to write a fresh new document so that I could get to a bright, white screen.  Then...


Yes, I did.  I crocheted by the light of my tablet.  It wasn't the most satisfying crocheting experience, but it supported my addiction enough for the moment.

Sadly, I can't be helped until I am ready to be helped... so don't even try.


footnote:  I hope that I've not offended anyone with my silliness.  I do realize alcoholism is a serious problem and I have a high regard for Alcoholics Anonymous.

12 comments:

Allen said...

Great Addiction.

Anne Marie said...

Haha, I love it! I am an addict also, but don't often crochet in summer, and I highly doubt I would ever have thought to crochet by tablet...hilarious!! :o)

Tina said...

Steven whizzes me past the yarn isle, when we go shopping. If I tell him I need to get some, he says "REALLY?!" Oh, come to think of it, I think crocheting to help others, after I "retired" was your idea! :0)

Maria Rose said...

Shall we host an intervention?

Susan said...

Thanks! Someone told me that I could get a flashlight app for my tablet. That may be better yet!

Susan said...

Steven just doesn't understand. We ALWAYS need yarn, maybe a different color or texture than what we already have.

Susan said...

At least it is an addiction that leaves me with something to show for it.

Susan said...

Maria, I am pretty certain you are not qualified to host an intervention since you are one of us.

Michelle said...

Thanks, Susie, for starting my day out with a chuckle!

Petra said...

Awesome! I too am a crochetaholic and loving it!

Susan said...

Mission accomplished!

Susan said...

I'm so glad to know I am not alone!

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