I currently have 3 pairs of socks underway. For a while, I was sticking with 2 - one in plain stockinette, and a patterned pair. But they are both Christmas knitting, and I want a new, happy pair of socks for memememememe. So I cast on for a pair of baby cabled ribs, in STR Pride:
I'm loving this colorway! And thank god I brought these with me to the doctor this morning. I managed to get in a bit of a fender bender on the way to the doc (only damage is a small dent to my bumper and my pride) - which obviously elevated my blood pressure. Normally, no big deal - but in a 38w5d pregnant woman, apparently gives you a ticket to labor and delivery to get monitored. Sigh. When they started monitoring me, my blood pressure was at 160/100 (ouch) and by the time I left, back down to 111/55 (much better). But the funniest thing? I was knitting away, waiting for the doc, and all the nurses start piling in my room - they are all taking a sock knitting class together! So they run back to their lockers, and bring their knitting to show. It was awesome. I was very well taken care of.
And now I'm on modified bed rest - which means no cooking or cleaning! And tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I guess Aaron and my mom are going to be doing all the work!
I also cast on for a Chevron Scarf from Last Minute Knitted Gifts. I think I'm the last gal (at least one with such a *cough* abundant *cough* STR stash) to make one of these:
I wanted something pretty and fun but also EASY to bring with me to the hospital to knit. So I cast on and threw it in my hospital bag. I'm using Silkie in Scaponia, and then a medium weight Rare Gem. This is some of the stash enhancement from Sock Camp... nice memories to bring with me to meet the FiberFishling!