I never did post a pic of the finished Christmas knitting. Yes, this is what took ALL that time to knit up (I must be a really slow knitter!). I've got two pairs of socks from Briggs and Little wool, an angora scarf, and the pièce de résistance, the Wallace and Grommit hat! DH asked me to buy the pattern (a child's sweater pattern) when I saw it on Ebay, but he doesn't wear sweaters. Then a couple of weeks before Christmas I had an ahah moment and used the pattern to make a hat. He's very proud and doesn't take it off for anything! Well, maybe when he takes a shower, but that's about it.
Then DD wanted a body hugging sweater out of the never-ending cone of eyelash wool I picked up at the Spinrite tent sale. So I've been busy the last week making this for her. I'd have her model it but she's been down for the count with a bad case of the flu and I don't want to make her move unnecessarily without my umbrella handy.
This is the cone before I started, and it looks pretty much the same now. It started out as a 6 pound cone (yes, that's SIX pounds!); I could probably make an entire wardrobe out of this thing!