I didn't realize how long it had been since I'd posted. I've been busy with dr appts and such, and working extra hours to cover the time I'm not there because of said appts.
I have been trying to think ahead about projects, particularly gifts for people. I have another great-niece arriving in mid-September, and I have decided I will knit her a Yoked Cardigan - though I haven't decided on the yarn I will use. Then I want to knit that new great-niece and Baby Penn, born in May, hats for the fall/Halloween. I have the yarn for those, so that's something I could get underway any time (as in, not the week before Halloween ...).
My niece Amanda turned 40 last December, and I had planned to knit her something special, but completely forgot. I have some really lovely pink lace yarn (pink is her favorite color), and have been looking for some simple shawl projects. Simple because lace and I have some issues, and also because I'd like to get it finished before she turns 41 ... ;-) If any of you have suggestions, feel free to let me know.
Then there are various things floating around in my head, and if I want to make them in time for birthday and Christmas gifts, it might be a good idea to decide now and start sooner rather than later.
Thank you by the way for the great suggestions for my gifted handspun. For now, that is on the back burner while I try to get myself to focus on gifts. Not that I want to - or even could - knit for everyone, but there are some special folks who both deserve hand knits and truly appreciate them. Those are the ones that I am always thinking about for projects for me that become gifts for them.
Other than that, I don't really have a lot that I am working on at the moment. I am on sock #2 of a pair of socks for myself, which I would really like to finish this week. It could happen, I'm on the gussets right now. And I have a couple of other things in progress, though not too far along, so putting them to the side for a few months would not be a big problem.
What have you been planning to knit?