While the Christmas tree is still up (do you take yours down late too?), I decided to cast on my 2021 Christmas socks. They will just be a casual pair to knit on all year. October through December gets so busy that I don't always have time to whip up a pair in time for the holidays, so this is my way around that.
I just love self-patterning yarn. It's so satisfying seeing the yarn do all of the work.
This was 2020's pair that I casually worked on last year: