Just got the news -- Hubby's nephew and his wife over in England will be having a little boy! This pleases me no end: a girl on this side of the briney, and a boy on that side. Talk about your Balance of Life stuff and all.
Now to search through Ravelry for just the right pattern.... or maybe I'll use what I learned in EZ's book Knitting without Tears and design my own.
"Uh, little help here?" implores the platypus.