I finished a thing.
The Black Lamb in Port Hope Ontario and her yarns are absolutely gorgeous!!
Ravelry Tester's Group in the next couple of days, It has been graded for three widths and is with the tech editor as we speak. I have cast-on the second sock. I am looking forward to wearing these. I am not looking forward to cold weather, but having lovely, squishy, knitted stuff to wear kind of makes it bearable.
I have also made some progress on my Cecily Twinset:
And in news of the weird, it's pretty amazing I ever get gauge on any project when I am using measuring tapes like this:
I purchased a few knit kits on ebay several months ago for a ridiculously cheap price, and now I know why they were so ridiculously cheap. You get what you pay for! I have since spent way too much time obsessively checking the accuracy of the dozens of tape measures I have stashed all over the house: in my purse, in my knitting bags, in the sofa cushions, under the furniture, you know how it is with tape measures and stitch markers, they just wander off.