I don't know what happened really - but I'm back.
I've still been knitting of course, made loads of squares for Knit-a-Square and lots of little oddments but my latest decent sized knit has been
Using Sirdar Snuggly in Vanilla for my Little Cousin's bump due any day now - poor girl pregnant in this heat. I'd forgotten how nice it is to work in 4ply, though it was a bit of a challenge with hardly any two right side rows the same, and a little way in I didn't think I would make it in time, but having worked out a minimum row rate per week I felt more motivated and voila.
Whilst knitting it I promised myself that my next project would be something small, quick and brightly coloured, so as soon as it was off the needles I started knitting this......
Ooops! wrong on all three counts, but having seen the urgent appeal over at SANDS for blankets for their Always loved, never forgotten Memory Boxes I couldn't help but cast on - I'm enjoying the garter stitch, and looking forward to the lace border, which I will be knitting on with a little guidance from those lovely folk over at Ravelry in the British Knitter's SANDS appeal thread
And just to prove I am not completely devoid of colour in my life, though not usually given to impulse purchases, I couldn't help myself.
I've no idea what I am going to wear them with, but they make me smile when I look at them, (and I have been doing overtime lately so I deserve a treat)...Sad eh?