Thanks to Paul, I’ve found out about the Trek Along with Me sock KAL (my first) that involves being outdoors with your knitting and knitting something to be used outdoors. I like socks. I like outdoors. Why not?
I don’t know how I feel about the “joiner” mentality of a KAL (this is my first), but I like the structure and deadline, and, heck, I was going to knit my Trekking XXL yarn this summer anyway. Now I just have a reason to do it outside. I’ll get a US#1 circular this weekend to begin. Any manly pattern recommendations? Something beyond a simple rib, perhaps with cabling?
Don’t worry toy fans. I’m not giving up on you… there are many more beasties to be made!