Ok! Finally as promised, pictures!
First here is the progress on my circular shrug:
Now for the cabled wrist warmers (with an action shot)!
And here's the fabric I'm using for my pirate costume:
I guess it's more of a plum color than purple.
I started cutting it out last night, but then started feeling feverish and had to quit for the night. The glands in my neck have now swollen to golf-ball sized proportions. Fun, fun!