Oddly enough, I did no knitting.
You see, prior to heading to The Yarnery, I had succumbed to peer pressure from a certain blogger and knitter (who shall go nameless) and quickly imbibed two rather strong gin and tonics at a bar next to the yarn shop.
So while some of the boys dutifully tended to their knitting, I sat and giggled with the aforementioned bad influence. (Who am I kidding with bad influence--I've been thinking for years that we should make cocktails an official part of Knit Night.)
I had planned to work on the cap I started a few weeks ago. As soon as I took it out of my bag, everyone saw what I had been in deep denial about for two weeks--the thing was freakin' gigantic. It was also kind of hideous, and the cotton chenille yarn I was using (and hating) was turning into dust even as I worked with it. The consensus of the group was that I should chuck it.
I took it off the needles, and only then did I see the sheer enormity of the hat I had wrought. I put it on my head, and it immediately slipped down around my neck like a cowl. Nice.
Back to square one. I chose new yarn that met the high standards of my knitting brethren.
I started the hat on Sunday, and the new yarn is a joy compared to the cotton stuff I first used. Clearly I'm not very far along yet. (And the iPhone camera is still total crap.)
Once the cap is off the needles, I know what my next project will be, this bag from Ravelry that my pal Jay is currently making.
What after that, I think socks are in order. I bought some cool sock yarn on Friday and I'm eager to try it out.
What sorts of fabulous things are you knitters out there working on? Anything fun and exciting to tell us about?