Jenn and I would like to tell you about this very lovely and soothing project that we each just completed: Lintilla by Martina Behm (available as a Ravelry in-store download purchase).
When you want to unwind and need a project with very little thinking involved, Lintilla is the perfect choice. The instructions tell you to knit the body pattern until 25% of your yarn remains, then switch to knitting the edge ruffle pattern. Easy! Plus, garter stitch means no purling, just knit knit knit knit until you’re done. The ruffle provides a nice introduction to short row shaping if you’ve never attempted this before.
Both Jenn and I used the Serenity Silk Single from Zen Yarn Garden. A blend of merino, silk, and cashmere creates an amazing fabric and comes in a huge variety of colors. We think this is the perfect project to brighten your day.