It is hard to believe, but I have been knitting

Before summer I finished this Pop Block (pattern from Knitty) out of some great Madelinetosh yarn.

I was even able to wear it a bit in the spring when we had some unseasonably cold weather. Now it is well into the 90s in Utah.

I started Stripe Study in the winter and put it aside. But I recently finished it and am happy with how it came out too. I had to crop this image somewhat because of all the little boy socks that were on the floor, but you get the general idea.

The short rows in this pattern end up creating an interesting asymmetrical shawl. I am planning on making color affection next, but I think I need a break from interesting garter stitch projects by Veera Välimäki, since I’ve knit two projects from her in a row.

So I have decided that considering all the sock yarn I have, I should actually make a second pair of socks. I’m going to knit the infamous Monkey socks by Cookie A. I’m going to knit them using some Dream in Color Smooshy yarn I happened to have on hand, in the Pansy Go Lightly colorway, which is a nice mix of blues, purples, and a tiny bit of green.

I’ve also been working on some very simple log cabin blankets at home. These are my brain dead TV watching knitting projects.

And I bought a bit more Wollmeise: