I have an itching for a challenge. Something complex: cables, counting, patterns, shaping … something of a challenge. I really like the mindless stockinette I’ve been doing for Halfobi, it’s been just the ticket for 1) calming me the &*(^ down; 2) keeping my hands busy while I read and forcing me to sit down long enough to get anything done without freaking out; 3) practicing the knit stitch. All very good — and very necessary — things. But the Halfobi is rapidly approaching completion (or phase 2: seaming) and I’m starting to consider other projects. I swatched the sonata last night:
Perhaps the Yarn Harlot has got to me with all of her complex gansey and shawl talk. Perhaps inspiration will come soon.