I'm being picked on, definitely. Positively. Picked on.
First a regular correspondent (you know who you are, missy) emails with ideas involving knitting machines and felting. My brain went all gooey and excited but I managed to recombobulate my thinking processes. I am not completely obsessive about New Toys (no arguing, no backchat).
And there were the two penguin patterns that arrived in the post (ta very much to Knityoga & Knittyinpink). Again, excitement but Must Stick to the Plan. The Plan is Supreme and must be obeyed.
But you know, I was so tired yesterday that I didn't want to boot my brain and somehow ended up knitting two more bags for felting and I've nearly finished a crocheted bag to felt as well. That was just while listening to Alice Cooper on Virgin and then watching telly. Don't blame me, blame my fingers, it was all their fault. I didn't do it. I just left my fingers to their own devices and they go and do all that work, contrary to the Plan, without seeking permission from the brain, which is currently punishing the fingers by refusing permission to take photos.
Anyway, I decide to play a little on the internet because... well, no real reason actually. I'm taking my weekly look at the What's New pages at Knitting Pattern Central and Crochet Pattern Central and find that people have actually had the evil audacity to put up more patterns that I want to make. Terrible, isn't it? The world is picking on me.
Firstly, the pteryldactyl from Feckless Nomenclature calls out to me. Could it, I wonder, be classed as a pram toy? I know I'd happily give it to a baby to play with, but would anyone else? Then the Felted Bubble Bag from My Eclecticmess is cute and I have this current bee about felting plus various fancy yarns I'm not sure what to do with.
I saw the Hot Pink Bracelet Purse at Knotty Generation, and thought - might be a good project for the craft group but I'd have to try it out first.
Well, the brain thinks it had better finish the crochet bag the fingers started last night and then get felting - in a washing machine this time.