You can determine when a common cold has got to you by the amount of knitting you are able to do.
The more knitting done shows the better you feel. Less knitting indicates low energy. Knitting with lots of mistakes indicates it’s time to take a nap and sleep it off.
Undoing your knitting for the fifth time indicates a state of delirium and you should not be making knitting decisions during this time.
So instead, I’ll watch some reality TV and drink endless cups of tea. If I’m lucky, I’ll fall asleep and dream that I’m knitting…