In the NEPA ravelry group, we decided to do a Magic Yarn Ball swap. The idea is to wrap goodies into a yarn ball and as the person knits up the yarn, the presents are discovered. Bet you can see the flaw in that plan - I sure didn't wait to knit up the yarn! Look at all these goodies Chris (sadly blogless but busy with little ones) sent to me:
This was what the box looked like when I opened it up. Unwrapping the Magic ball revealed all this:
What a box full of goodies! And Chris even made the blue stitch markers on the big tag.
But I will admit the yarn has had its first ripping. The first project with the yarn was the One Day Beret. Got it about 95% finished before it met its demise. Not sure I should confess how much longer than one day it took me! I think I'll try a koolhaas