G picked up a copy of Midwest Modern Knits for me yesterday, and the patterns are fab: straightforward yet fun, just as you'd expect from Amy.
I'm head-over-heels in love with the Pretzel Scarf,
but I'm rather worried by the fact it requires 20 balls of yarn. Yikes!
While I quite like the Sleeveless Butterfly Jacket, too, which has a lovely folded collar and funky lace-up detail in back,
I'm also inexplicably drawn to this:
Though I have absolutely no idea what I'd do with it. Then again, practical considerations have rarely stopped me from undertaking a crafty pursuit!