Since knitting it a time-consuming craft, I try to limit my knitted gifts for Christmas. This year, I only made one: a scarf for Katie. (Hi, Katie!) Miraculously, I began in October, so there wasn't too much of a last-minute scramble.
It's the Color Change Scarf from The Purl Bee. For some reason, I was mesmerized by it the instant I saw it. So I chose colors that were near and dear to Katie (a green girl, that one) and whipped it up.
The pattern is easy, but lace can be a pain -- if you make a mistake, there's no going back. So there are a few errors, but I am pleased with it for the most part. Katie wore it on Thursday and it looks great on her, so yay!
Meanwhile, I have a lot of this yarn leftover, so I am going to have to figure out a large project that calls for lace weight yarn. Or make several more of these scarves. Or, well... give the yarn away. We'll see.