Oh! Speaking of my cabley-rainbowness, I won a prize in the House Cup for my OWL!
I've already started it, and it's going to be gorgeous (and match most of my dressy wardrobe, which was missing a necklace, actually).
My art project went well. I finished another animal to go into the arrangement, a starfish:
I finished the actual project a few days ago, and had the critique today. It was funny, because it was too good. It made it unexciting and boring because it was so well made and perfect. Everything went together just right and it just didn't have that crazy wacky factor that all those other projects had because of my awesome craftsmanship.
I think it's like Gordana on Project Runway: she's an amazing seamstress, but none of the designs really *pop* out at you.
I got a few other small things done as well. A birthday present for Michelle (she turned 19 on the 13th):
and a good luck charm for my roommate for her calculus class:
Hmmm... what else? Oh yeah! I started a pair of ski socks for myself, out of the Wool of the Andes in hollyberry I posted last time. I'm done with the first sock, and have about an inch and a half to go before the last inch of cuff ribbing on the second sock.
I'm going to be posting my sock methodology here soon, because I like my combo of doing things and want to make it available to others. So stay tooned for a sock tutorial featuring some Stroll Shoreline Twist!
But wait, there's more! I've finished my Movie Knitting, but that's a super-secret Christmas present for a family member (none of you click that link!), so no pic here until after Christmas. Also, rather large increase in stash happened recently. I got some Alpaca Cloud, and Stroll in burgundy, african violet, and shoreline twist from Knit Picks. I also got some Malabrigo Lace, Malabrigo Sock, and Misti Alpaca Chunky from the LYS (big thanks to the grandparents for funding this yarn splurge!). I can't decide what to make with the alpaca. It's so soft and I just want to pet it forever!