I've also been reading this, by the Yarn Harlot:
I've decided to work on some WIP's, including the Pinwheel Sweater from Elann.com. Last night I ripped the garter stitch edging out because my increases weren't working properly. This is where I got so far:
I'm also trying to get some sock knitting going. I don't know why I have such a hard time. Maybe it's because I have a wonky sized foot. Maybe because I'm making it so hard? But I decided to swatch the Cha Cha I got from the Secret Pal 9 swap. The colors are gorgeous. Now if I could get the nerve to start knitting it into a sock!