I'm now less then a week out from my Half Marathon. Yikes. And of course I'm sick. Hubbs came down with a cold last week and dispite my best efforts to avoid him, I've got it now too. So I stayed home from work today in an effort to rest and get rid of the cold.
I finished knitting up New York Cardigan and it's parts are blocking. I can't wait to seam it and try it on. I think it's going to be really cute. Filati's Yarn Store in Rocklin had a leap day sale and I ran up there last Wednesday for 20% off. Totally worth it. I picked up 6 skeins of Berroco Ultra Alpaca in Black for Lustro Cardigan. I really love this yarn. 50% Alpaca and 50% wool. 100% soft.
I really need a black cardigan and I figured that since black doesn't lend itself to fancy stitch work, I wanted something that was some what plain but not entirely. Lustro Cardigan fit that bill nicely since it's mostly stockinette with just a bit of cableing near the top on the fronts.
The alpaca gives this yarn a very nice sheen.