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  1. sarahjaneireland
    March 30, 2020 @ 11:32 am

    I have a garter stitch blanket on the go, made up of individual striped squares using 3 natural colours; nice and easy, stress-free knitting for tv watching at this very troubling time. Thank you for your colourful and inspirational knitting posts!

  2. Bonnie
    March 20, 2020 @ 9:15 am

    Being inundated with Coronavirus crisis information, I now have the attention span of a flea. I have a pair of socks on the needles with a non fussy pattern so will try to finish those first. I agree with Jan, everyone needs a good pair of wool socks.

  3. Estae
    March 19, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

    I have big knitting plans too, that mostly get done, hats, baby blankets and some sweaters for me and the kids and mittens for hubby, but hey if you need a test knitter for your new stack of designing, I’d be very happy to help! I’ll keep an eye out.

    • estae
      March 19, 2020 @ 12:33 pm

      oh and my plan for getting them done, making a list and planning the colours, I always itch to cast something on once I’ve figured out the fun colours for that person. it’s satisfying to either cross it off the list or move it to the next year pile – a 6 month old baby doesn’t need a 2 year old sweater just yet

  4. Lee
    March 19, 2020 @ 11:29 am

    I don’t usually knit with a plan, BUT this year I have a plan of 6 sweaters and at least 2 for me. The first one I mad for my daughter Jess. Beautiful yoke sweater in bulky. It went so fast. ( I should always knit in bulky. I find I love instant gratification). Then I made my granddaughter colette a mini me sweater to match used strange brew to match her mommy. Btw strange brew is absolutely brilliant. Thank you for your brilliance now I’m finally working on a sweater for me. HOORAY

  5. Jannette B.
    March 19, 2020 @ 7:27 am

    I’m right there with Alexa! There’s nothing that I can’t do – provided that I don’t have to finish it until 2023 or so….
    I’ve considered offering to knit lightweight shawls for the “girls” in my son’s October wedding, but seeing as I haven’t even finished knitting the first sock for the bride’s birthday next month, I may have to rethink that plan!

  6. Rebecca Silbernagel
    March 19, 2020 @ 3:30 am

    I just finished a Love Note sweater – work-from-home leaves lots of knitting time. Back in January when I first started it, I ordered yarn in two colorways but I forgot to return the yarn in the colors I decided against. So, still at home for the foreseeable future, I will start a second Love Note.
    As for the rest of the year, I made a sweater for my 22 yo son LY and he wears it a lot. I’m thinking I will knit a lightweight one for him as he also runs warm. Perhaps a Flax Light! Plus a few hats because my stash is growing cumbersome. I like the idea of giving hats to my coworkers. And I love the Prism hat.
    I think I just made a plan!

  7. Liz
    March 18, 2020 @ 3:25 pm

    With having to keep close to home because of the coronavirus, I’m hoping to get back to the pile of unfinished projects. But first there’s all the other ‘back burner’ tasks that need to be tackled….. And the frustration when I fall between these two goals is bound to impede progress on either! Juggle juggle!

  8. Anya
    March 18, 2020 @ 2:39 pm

    I think everyone at my work is going to finally get a hat from me, because I’m a doctor and I’m stressed out enough that hat-knitting seems about as much as I can manage right now. I’m having a hard time focusing on the fancy sweaters for my kiddos and husband (which are already started in some cases) when we’re rationing masks. But hats? That I can do. Good stash-busting, also. :)

  9. Allison
    March 18, 2020 @ 8:16 am

    I love grand plans and have made many myself over the years! My own (probably unrealistic) plan involves a whopping 23 projects, everything from baby hats to grownup sweater, knitted out of yarn from my stash. Good luck and speedy knitting Alexa!

  10. janpriddyoregon
    March 18, 2020 @ 7:47 am

    Socks for family members’ birthdays. I made lacy kid mohair and alpaca scarves for several family members last Christmas and that did not go over so as far as I can tell. Everyone should have a good pair of wool socks and they are difficult to find these days.