Well, if the nature doesn't comply, one has to get the spring inside:
I did start a new stitching project. At the moment I'm planing on a chess board layout, using different blackwork pattern in every other square. The fabric is a 36ct antique white linen evenweave I had im my stash.
The first square is already done:
On my knitting project I finished the first section and am now in the second. 53 rows at 280 stitches. Oh joy!