In knitting news, I finished my second Cotlin Pipit. I added a little more shaping to it and I like it a lot. I'll get someone to take my picture next week.
I've started on Timamtti (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/timantti) with some Green Mountain Spinnery sock yarn in green. I think I'll add beads to the diamonds when I get to them:
I like the pattern as it's a shawl rather than a shawlette, those mini shawls which I'm kind of over. They just don't stay put on my shoulders or have enough heft to display their patterns very well.
And finally, in my stashbusting quest I found this pattern which I loved (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/funky-grandpa) which I think would be perfect with some Knitpicks Palette - grey, black and the stripes in blues and purples. Maybe with a zipper?
I'm still on the fence about the Kauni vest. I don't think the pattern I picked has even enough 2 color distribution, so the yarn gets lost. I'm about to frog it - but I'm open to suggestions: