Well, the scarf that I have been working on is now finished. It is 48" long and will fit a young child. I was knitting with two balls of 4 ply pink yarn together and kept going until one of the balls was completely used up. The remainder of the second ball has gone back into the bag and will star in a future project.
Then I took a couple of balls of 4 ply blue yarn and made an aran weight hat to fit a toddler. I still have quite a bit of blue yarn left. But my 4 ply mojo has left the building, flown the coop and gone awol. My collection of 4 ply yarn barely fills one carrier bag. But it will probably last me for five years if I keep using it at the current rate. Never mind. It will eventually be turned into useful items.
Both these items will go to Operation Orphan for their Keep A Child Warm project. I'm afraid I don't have links for the patterns. They were both so easy that I just scribbled them down instead of printing them off.
I am now happily looking at blanket patterns. I want to knit one that will be easy enough to qualify as mindless knitting and interesting enough to take my mind off some very depressing world and UK events. Enough said...