My old boss just finally sent me an email -- he and his wife had their baby, and sent me their mailing address! So the Just Ducky hat got finished, and I am halfway through booties I designed to go with. Observe:
And the first duck foot (knit in the round, yay!). I used my new short row heel mad skillz to make this one up, plus kitchenered toe...
I'll have the other one finished in a jiff -- this one was made while watching the Oscars at our party last night, and I'm already done with the yellow cuff of #2.
Hey, if anyone wants the pattern, or a kit for this hat/booty set, let me know!
Our party, by the way, was a lot of fun -- everyone dresses in costumes. And we watched the broadcast on our living room wall, with our new video projector. It kind of put all those comments about seeing movies "on the big screen" in perspective. 6 feet wide, from the comfort of one's own home, is pretty awesome!
Here's me and my honey, doing our best Wallace and Gromit impression: