Sadly, yes, but I'm enjoying them like anything while they're here:
And, lurking around the back of the house, the Mystery Bush is at it again. Anyone recognize these? I love the flower, but have flipped through a number of books and not managed to identify them. The Bush is a bit less than waist high, and shows no inclination to get bigger, thought that could have something to do with its shady location.
(Edit: Karen and another friend have both identified this as a flowering almond. Mystery solved! Thanks, guys!)
Anyway, they certainly make a nice change from the beige front that's been passing through this blog lately. For example, I am still adoring the Chevron Socks:
But the discerning eye will note that there is a certain amount of beige in the colorway. Alas the new sweater, being gray, will not liven things up much. It's quite possible that there will have to be more socks before that really gets going. Bright, cheery socks.
The fact that I'm totally not getting gauge on swatch number five for the new sweater? Doesn't help.