This is where I'm at on the fingerless mitts - blocked one and a ways up on the 2nd one. This is like knitting a pair or socks - you have to start the 2nd one right away (or you have SMS "second mitt syndrome").
Today hubby and I did a quick trip south to Casa Grande. I shopped at Michaels for some inexpensive yarn to make a pillow cover for a pillow on my bed. I finally came up with these two-color combinations: main color will be taupe with a cream colored band across the top with buttons. This is the pattern picture:
These are the two colors I'll be using: