I then spent all of Saturday crocheting fringe until I was sick of looking at it. Next, I started knitting the "Garterrific" scarf/shawl. On Sunday, my enthusiasm was undiminished. Once again, I crocheted fringe until burning out on it. The problem came when I picked up the "Garterrific" scarf/shawl. I decided that I didn't like the overall shape, unraveled Saturday's knitting, and then created my own pattern and knitted that. Later in the day, I changed my mind about my made-up pattern, unraveled that, and went back to the original "Garterrific" pattern. I dutifully put on my Tiger Balm before bed last night, but I STILL woke up with stiff hands and a temperamental wrist.
I should know better by now. Too much of a good thing leads to Dr. StrangeGlove.
The only real solution to this problem is for me to exercise some self-control in my crafting, either taking a few days off or switching crafts until my hand feels better.
I can think of one other solution, but it's not exactly "realistic":
In case you're not dorky enough to know who that bionic hand belongs to, here's a hint: