This would also make a nice mailbox pole...if they didn't take so long to knit! Purchased on my trip to Webs last week where I had a nice conversation with Leslie Ann Bestor, who I first met at Webs several years ago and has written a terrific book. Anyway, it's a new pattern in the works but was removed from my person before the ends were even sewn in, never mind receiving a good block (the knitting, not the kid.) I'm telling you, Today's Tween: Loves me for my knitting one minute, the next minute is mortified that her math teacher asked me to run a knitting club with her at school. "Are you trying to RUIN my social life?"