Still working on my daughter's LotRO cloak. I've finished the main body of the thing, steeked it, and yesterday I picked up for the hood and got about a quarter of that done. I really (seriously!) wanted to run pictures with this post, but it's a mass of black every time I take a picture... you can't see zip for detail. Maybe once I start picking up and knitting the border, which will have some gold in it at least.
The cloak kind of took over as far as the knitting projects go. I simply wanted to get it finished so I could know how much yarn it would take to make a full-sized adult version for the geeky mom in the family (yes, me). The answer is... a lot. It looks like the child size is taking up 12 50g skeins of sport yarn held double, and that is before I do the border with a mixture containing a second color.
My attempt at tapestry on the rigid heddle loom is not going so well. The weaving part is fine, it's the stitch in my *back* every time I sit at the loom that's slowing things down. It must be something about the angle at which I"m sitting, or the table height, I don't know. I may have to spend that ridiculous amount of money on the stand for my loom. I hate to spend that kind of money on about four sticks and a couple of bolts, but clearly my coffee table is ergonomically incorrect. In some fashion.
And I promised the hubby I would weave some attractive pillow covers for the couch. Hmph.