Are you cold too? It seems like Mother Nature just all of a sudden decided we needed a good blast of winter, so now we’ve got snow and highs in the single digits, and we’re luckier than the states farther north of us. It’s ridiculous. Tell me again why I don’t live somewhere with mild winters? Oh right, because then I wouldn’t have as much need for knitwear! My four donation hats have been washed and are drying, and I think I got a little addicted to casting on because I’ve since started two new projects.
For my own Hinterland Hat, I decided to go with teal and pulled out an already-wound skein of Malabrigo Rios. I think the color is Reflecting Pool? My other new project is a shawl I’ve been planning for months. The yarn is a five-skein Shades of Lilac gradient from Neighborhood Fiber Company that I bought at Yarn Social the first time I took Sarah there. It stayed in the stash for a while until I found the Walls (Circus) wrap on Ravelry, which seemed like the perfect fit. I wound the yarn at least three or four months ago but just never cast on, until now. This first garter section is a little boring but it’ll get a lot more interesting very soon.
Since it’s so stupid cold, today is a good day to just pull out all the WIPs and work a little bit on each one! No, I will NOT be watching football while I do it.