However I'm reading all these other blogs which talk about toe-up socks and magic loop technique and I get very confused. Four or five dpn sets knitting cuff down seem to work pretty well for me but perhaps I should try these other techniques at some stage to judge them for myself.
I'm currently working on a Moebius Strip scarf using the Addi Turbos that I bought a few weeks ago. They knit pretty nicely and are quite light although they are a little cold. They're definitely nicer than ordinary metal needles, but I'm not sure whether I prefer them to bamboo. I probably need to do some more precision knitting before I make that call. The Moebius Strip (once you've got it started correctly) is not a challenging knit.
On the patchwork front, I'm working my way through piecing the Plain Spoken quilt.
I'm a bit under half-way and I've set myself a deadline of the end of the week as the spare bed has to be clear for guests next Monday. In effect, this means finishing the piecing on Sunday at the latest. This isn't a particularly challenging deadline. As long as I exercise a little self-discipline.
It's late. My feet are cold. I'm off to bed with a hot water bottle.