It's that time again, when my knitting basket is overflowing with works in progress. Some are closer to becoming finished objects than others. Some are only just at the seedling stages of becoming what they will be.
This is a glimpse of the four projects I'm working on in what feels like a simultaneous way. How can that be, you ask? Oh, you knitters know how. For those of you who are either new at knitting or are visiting and are not knitters, it's the rare knitter who is so disciplined (or organized) as to only work on one project until completion before casting on a new project. For the rest of us, we knit away happily on a project and then someone shows us a "must knit" pattern and we're goners.
Reading the number of blogs that I do definitely has me queueing projects left, right, and center. Talking to other knitters, looking at project pages on Ravelry, reading knitting magazines all spark new ideas and new projects for my stash. But I need to break it down, so to speak, and start finishing these projects or I will start to feel like a WIP hoarder!
So, since I'm participating in blogtoberfest, I thought I'd take the time to share my WIPs slowly over the next few days and force myself to finish them so that I can then post them as FOs. Good incentive for both blogging and knitting, right?
The fingerless gloves above are my second pair from this pattern. I wanted to make another pair in a superwash merino and chose this mustardy green from my stash of beloved Mission Falls 136. I still really love the thumb gusset on this pattern and knitting the digits keeps the project interesting. Here's the catch though: by the time I got to the second glove, my interest started to wane and here you have it. Mitt number two, just before the thumb gusset, languishing in my basket. But now that I've written about this pair of mitts, I am challenging myself to finish it ... and soon! Hold me to it, friends!