I know, I've missed two weeks of the "This week" feature, but I did warn that I might be late. Not this late perhaps, but still...
First off, I have now completed my green Diamond Gansey socks, and will have pictures up shortly. They feel and fit wonderfully!
Then the lace scarf that never ends is still plodding along - lovely, but ugh.
I'm also working on a new shawl. Yes, I didn't plan on starting anything new until I finished all my WIPs but I couldn't help myself with this. I really wanted to knit this Pogona shawl by Stephen West, with some colourful, variegated Bugga! yarn by The Sanguine Gryphon. Have I mentioned Bugga! yarn before? If not, it's a wonderful 70/20/10 SW Merino/Cashmere/Nylon heavy fingering yarn. They also dye a "Skinny Bugga!" too, that is a more slender fingering, with 10% Cashmere instead of the 20% in regular or "Fat" Bugga! I intend to knit some socks with the Skinny Bugga! sometime in the new few months, after I finish my other sock projects.
But I digress. The Pogona shawl is a new release from Stephen West, in a cresent shape, with section of triangles in stockinette and reverse stockinette, worked from the centre of the neck out. I started it just before I left for Montana, and I'm getting close to being finished. It looks great, and I'll get a decent photo of it once completed and blocked.
Lastly, I'm bringing out an UFO (unfinished object) from a year or so ago - a drop-stitch stockinette scarf/shawl, knit in Sundara's hand-dyed Aran Silky Merino. It's a gift for someone (shh).
Now, off to bed, as I've landed a cold, thanks to my children getting sick from school - happens every fall...