The next step with beany baby was to find out whether the predominant color in my knitting (and other stuff) would be:
Now the rather grumpy technician was quite adamant that we will be focusing on....
Nah, I'll wait until the end of the post before I tell ya (of course it's just a simple matter of scrolling to the bottom to find out).
So in practically one evening I used up the handspun I'd made a little while back, with it I made Ysolda's Urchin [rav link for details].
I haven't worn the hat outside among the "real" people yet, I don't feel I have the guts, and am not sure about me in a beret, but I'm happy with the pattern itself, the simplicity of the short-rows and the loveliness of garter stitch.
Mr B got his wish last week, a Munkee
While my embroidery skills are a little scant, at least you get the idea, and just in time for the opener too. Details about this Munkee are here [more rav].
Oh yeah, and about the sex:
The tech was very sure we are going to have a GIRL!! Exciting stuff.
* Buttons coming to an etsy shop near you soon.