Because I can.... I started something new. In MY defense: I'm using yarn from my stash, purchased two years ago. I remember the moment: I went to the wall of yarn, placed my fingers on it, and it was love at first touch. I bought enough for some unplanned project, and now I have it.
I was encouraged by a certain blogger who is knitting a light-weight cardi which reminded me of the light-weight cardi I knitted last Fall. It's now 4,000+ miles away, and I thought to myself: Self, no more mourning. Start a new one.
It's a lacy "dahlia" on the back, and yummy Alpaca (sport weight) from DROPS.
Interweave Knits, Fall 2011. (Ravelry link.)