I must speak of the super-neatiness of my Quilting Aunt. Aunt Quilty is the only other hardcore crafter in the family, and the only one who truly understands the effort that went into her holiday prezzie. The poor dear has carpal-tunnel in both hands, so she can crochet a bit, but can't really knit, but she quilts like a sewing dervish. She made us these really neat quilted coasters THAT WE ACTUALLY USE!!! We send each other handmade stuff every winter, but every once in a while she likes to surprise me.
Honestly, I already have the book, but the fact that she thought of me, with such a thorough understanding of who I am is what's important here. Focus people!
In actual knitting news, I have decided that knitting a lace sock and shawl may be the finest way to drive yourself absolutely mad. So the projects are taking turns, and right now it's the shawl's turn. I've got about enough for a Stinker-sized shawl.
She's more impressed than she lets on.
Only eight more exponentially increasing repeats to go, whoopee! I swear, I'd never do lace except that it looks like magic when it's done.
Oh, and I broke another ChiaGoo dpn. Bugger.