The yarn: Rowan Tapestry, 70 percent wool, 30 percent soybean protein fiber
The pattern: Fetching by Cheryl Naimath, from Knitty's Summer '06 issue
I decided to live dangerously and skip the gauge swatch, even though I couldn't find my size 6 doublepoints and am using the size 7 set instead. Precise fit isn't an issue this time since my gift list includes persons with a wide range of hand sizes.
It's such a joy to be knitting again.
P.S. - The funky keyboard in the photo is my contoured Kinesis, an ergonomic keyboard I purchased in 1993. It still works great after 13 years of heavy use and abuse. (The curve in the base at the center isn't really a curve, though. It's my head shadow.)