The manly hat (the very last item waiting to be rescued from the island of unfinished Christmas presents) is being blocked. I meant to have the boy model it for me today but I forgot. It will have to wait for FO Friday.
The Howlcat, which I am knitting as a chemo cap for my friend Angie, just needs the ends woven in.
As soon as I bound off the Howlcat, I cast on for a new pair of Turkish Bed Socks for my sister. You may remember that I made a pair for her last year. But when I visited her in Portland over the holidays, I found out that my niece
So off we went to Knit Purl where she chose this Malabrigo:
|Malabrigo Sock in "Persia"- She has good taste.|
I haven't gotten very far, but they will be a quick knit.
I am ready for some selfish knitting. I'm so excited to cast on a new project for myself that I don't even know what to knit. When my husband was little, the first time he went to Baskin-Robbins he was so overwhelmed by having 31 flavors to choose from that he left without having any ice cream! That is how I feel right now. I must have spent a full hour looking over Juju's Loops and trying to match up one of the patterns with yarn from the stash, but nothing seemed perfect enough to satisfy that need to cast on. I will probably have an easier time choosing when all the gifts really are done and delivered.
Meanwhile, knitting angst is probably a good problem to have, right? Maybe a little Work-in-Progress Wednesday inspiration will be just the cure I need!