Over a month ago, my husband was in a car accident. Things are looking up in my household. He's almost back to his previous abilities. In his recovery, I have been thankful that I had my knitting and crocheting. Simple things with simple stitches helped me stay on an even keel in the early days and helped pass the time in waiting rooms. Now I have been developing new classes and projects and trying to finish my classes. I also have put together a knitter's scavenger hunt for my guild's retreat at the end of the month.
My new projects have included learning a mobius cast on to do an infinity cowl/shawl for class in two ways. One way is to teach this technique. Another way is for me to wear it in the winter. I have also been binge-ing on charted crochet patterns I see offered on websites. I have worked a bunch of flowers, saved a slew more to my computer, used a few in classes, and am halfway done with a purse from a charted pattern.
I have also developed a short row class complete with a round dishcloth. I am in the middle of developing a double knitting class. A hot pad will be the project for that. Also in the works will be a machine knit workshop for winter, tapestry crochet, intarsia knitting, and more.
Stay tuned for more information and pictures.