Needless to say, my knitting has consisted of my stockinette Pipit (details to come) , and a VERY easy lace pattern (K2Tog, Yo) kind of stuff for this pretty cowl/ scarf: The Mustard Scarf.
I'm knitting mine is some GORGEOUS aran weight Debbie Bliss Alpaca/Silk that my friend at Susie F Handmade gave me as part of her destash! She gave me two 50g balls of cream and one of black. I'm using size 15 needles for this! They're so cartoonishly large they are cracking me up laughing! It's like knitting with Tent Pegs! hehehe That project is not quite done. I think I'm going to use my large Antler Buttons mom gave me for Christmas LAST year on this one. I'm so excited to wear it!
I'm also excited about buying YARN! I got a $50 rebate for my recent cell phone purchase and have been given the go ahead to use it JUST for buying yarn! YAY! But now that I have the opportunity to buy yarn, I'm so lost in all the choices! Do I buy two skeins of fantastic sock yarn? (one for a shawl, one for socks of course). Do I buy more of something less expensive? I'm always looking to get a great bang for my buck and I want to spend my money somewhere worth while if I'm paying regular retail, ya know?
So here's a few of my options I'm liking: