In other good news, I am just inches away (ok, HOURS away) from finishing the cardigan! I have even woven in about half of the ends (man, that takes a lot of time... has to be my least favorite part of knitting). See?
I have also come to two "final" decisions on my socks. First of all, I got an invitation to Ruhama's Winter Sale (even though my membership has lapsed...) so I'll go there on Thursday and see if they have any fitting sock yarn on sale. If not, I was told about knitpicks from a few people and I found that they have sock-weight yarn that you can dye yourself!!! So that's my backup since my sock pal specificially requested wool socks. Very exciting!
And (OMG!) my mom just called and said she's flying down this weekend to see M's ballet "recital"... I have to get cleaning!