The yarn for one of my three Backtack projects has arrived. I ordered the yarn only after I found out my partner's color preferences (hi Louise!) Which was a bit of a risk because the finished projects - this one included - have to be in the mail at the end of November. Not much time, especially if the package got lost on its way to Taiwan. But it arrived! So now I have to just cast on and get knitting.
What is Backtack, you say? Well, it is a swap. The idea is that you make three items for a known recipient along these themes:
Gold - Something sparklyThis yarn will become my myrrh. Something special. For Louise.
Frankincense - Something with a sensory aspect (e.g., smell, taste)
Myrrh - Something special for the recipient