I have mixed feelings about being awake at 5 am, its stupid o'clock.
On one hand I can appreciate the silence, the opportunity to concentrate. It's a good time to think about what the day will bring and to start new projects. On the other hand I know I should be sleeping and that wakefulness and activity at such an early hour will catch up with me later on.
Despite casting on a new crochet blanket project at the weekend, I had an overwhelming need to grab a hook and some of the yarn I pulled out of my giveaway bag and cast on. Normally making a chain of exactly 240 stitches would take hours, at 5 am it took precisely 30 minutes to cast on, count and smile that I had it right. Here's the proof, a neat chain: