I know, most of us live somewhere where we can still wear shorts and t-shirts. The fact remains, though: If you craft for the holidays, you'd better get off your butt and start.

Now's the time to pick out the projects, order the materials, and find some good audio books / TV series to binge on. Do not be me, last year, and wait until Thanksgiving to do anything.

I'm determined to only knit one thing this year, and that's only if my Secret Santa specifically wants something. I found a local yarn shop in my town, so I splurged on some nice yarn for me. For the first time in six months, the next thing on my needles will be for ME.

[Correction: It is October second. You already have less time than you thought]