I didn't knit a single stitch yesterday, not one. That's just wrong. I can't even say that I'm making up for it now since I'm in such a zombie-like state that thinking about knitting anything but the very plain X-mas Rocks socks I'm making hurts my poor, abused brain. I have all these ideas for holiday gifts that I really need to get going on, and the yarn is already wound up, but just the idea of finding the needles and swatching to figure out sizes and either following directions or making it up as I go is too much. I'm a little bit broken. Hopefully, I'll feel better tomorrow, because guess what I'm doing tomorrow? NOTHING. Well, that's not entirely true. I will probably pull together my resume and do a little job searching and clean up the war zone that's developed around my desk and and and and... but whatever, I'm not going to do anything related to horseshoe crabs, statistics, GIS, or writing and nobody can make me! All I'm going to do is zone out with my tea, my knitting, and some Netflix, and probably go for a walk at some point because my body needs to do something other than sit in a chair pretty soon.
So far for gifts I've finished an earwarmer, a hat, and a shawl. I have a cowl, a pair of mitts, another shawl, and a pair of socks currently in progress. After I finish those I will still have one cowl, four hats, three bracelets, and another pair of mitts to make. I've scaled back quite a bit from last year, not every single person is going to get a knitted gift. But that's ok. Hats are my favorite because if you make them with bulky yarn they go super fast and are so, so warm. Here are the bracelets I would like to make, I think they'd be great for using up mini-skeins or leftovers and featuring any nifty buttons you might have. What are you all planning for knitted gifts?
Randomly, my Fiasco decide that he wanted to make my cat a scratching post / cat tree type thing, so check out what I came home to:
BECAUSE I'M DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D