In this morning's catching up with the computer an email made me realize that I should have cross posted this item over here on menwhoknit. It's been a rocky couple of days and I should have done this from the start but when I posted this my mind was elsewhere. So, with all that said, I hope this helps a few of the knitters here:
Yeah, I cast on something new because I couldn't imagine working on one of the items in progress. I have fallen to another spring's case of the startitis even though I recognized the signs and symptoms but was defenseless in its path. This is the Apples For the Trees yarn I had plyed up this last week. I am knitting the Age of Brass and Steam Kerchief.