We've got knitting, folks!
First, the post-felting photo of the clutch I made for my One Skein Secret Pal:
Love it! I have enough yarn to make at least one more, and I may have to do just that. It was so fast. In fact, it was so quick, I decided my OSSP needed another gift:
This is the baby hat from One Skein, but I used Blue Sky Cotton instead of Lush. I finished this up today (started it this morning), so it was another supersonic knit. With all this quick gift knitting success (forget the idea of knitting everyone socks for Christmas!), I decided to make something for my SP8 whose final package is going out as soon as I get around to putting it in a box and printing out postage...
Yes, it's a dishcloth, out of the latest Creative Knitting (sent to me by my One Skein Secret Pal). It's so nice knitting other people's patterns for a change. I need to take the time to do it more often. And you gotta love those dishcloths. Will dishcloths become the new socks? I think there's a very good chance.
In other knitting news, I'm happy to report that the Summer Sock Party sock has been located and is well on its way to having a heel. I might actually get that sucker in the mail by Sept. 5th! I am feeling so much better now that I've finished a bunch of the stuff that has been hanging over my head all month. I've just got one more pattern to write, and I'm all set for a little while. I might actually have to start submitting again! I thought I might want a little bit of a break, but I'm getting all twitchy at the thought of not having any big deadlines bearing down on me.
Thanks for all your great tomato suggestions - now I just have to find the time to implement a few of them!