When I started my lace shawl, I was 100% burned out on socks. I didn't want to look at another pair of socks. So I decided to either knit a shawl or the tilted duster (sweater) to just get out of the monotony of socks. It's a good thing I did. I needed it.
However, I just bought Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn by Carol J. Sulcoski and I am dying to knit up a pair of socks. There are so many seriously good patterns in it! Bad bad bad news. I know if I start a pair, my shawl will just sit on the needles for the next 3 years. ARGH! I even got some yummy yummy sock yarn in the mail, too! D=
I'm doomed. ;_;