I've bought a few knitting books lately - One Skein by Leigh Radford, and Mason Dixon Knitting from Ann and Kay. I love them both, and they are similar in some ways. All of the projects are simple and beautiful. The funny thing, though, is that I've been thinking for over a year that I want to make some knitted and felted containers for around the house - baskets of sorts and in various sizes to keep things in. And low and behold, there is a pattern in each book for knitted containers - bowls in One Skein and square ones in Mason Dixon Knitting. I think these will be a nice project coming up, and I'm excited to get started on some.