I decided to participate in the Yarn Along I've read about on several blogs. You can be a part, too. Stop by Small Things to read about it.
I'm almost done with these longies! I have less than ten more rows to knit and then it's just seam (and waistband) sewing, tail weaving, and drawstring making (I use a French/tower knitting thingy). And yes, there are definite lines where I switched yarn balls. I knew it would happen. B says to just leave it (actually, he suggested radical and crazy solutions that don't really apply to knitting, but that's B for you). I think I'm going to try and re-dye it. Odds are, it won't work (I tried re-dyeing those green hanks to de-pink them and it barely changed anything). But I think I'm going to try anyway.
And my book! Ah! This has been the best birthday week (and it's not even my birthday *day* yet!) - first a new Decemberists album (and it's all bluesy!) and now the latest book in the Pink Carnation series! It makes my soul do a happy dance - so much that I don't even mind turning 30 (not that I really minded in the first place)! Anyway, the book is called The Orchid Affair and is, of course, by Lauren Willig.
And then there's the yarn. Yum! I dyed these two skeins (a total of 440 yards) over the weekend using drink mixes. I used the squirt bottle/plastic wrap/steaming method and it turned out brilliantly! Not sure what I'll use the yarn for yet, but I imagine I'll come up with something!