1. I've never knit lace stuff.
2. I don't wear shawls.
3. I don't have any lace needles.
4. I don't have a blocking boad or wires or pins. Heck, I rarely ever block things (shhhhh.).
5. I rarely knit from a chart.
6. I have 3 easy projects that I can't seem to finish.
7. I just bought the Icarus pattern.
8. I'm leaving to buy Addi lace needles.
9. I'm hungry.