Sometimes I find something I want to knit and it absolutely has to be this specific pattern and that specific yarn. Forget the fact that the pattern has not come out yet. It has to be this way and there's no convincing me otherwise. Often this means that yarn is completely wrong for the pattern. It doesn't have enough yardage, the verigation pools in unappealing ways, the pattern is complete chaos, etc.
Georgia on My Mind by Leslie Thompson in Gnome Acres Merino Nylon Fingering, Molly Weasley -- can you tell it is raining today?
So far that does not seem to be the case. But then I've only been working on these socks for a day. There's still plenty of time for user error.
For sunnier WIPS, check out Tami's Amis.