I love driving home from work this time of year. Houses are starting to get decorated for the holidays, candles are glowing from the windows, and there is just a hint of cold in the air - enough to make it feel like Christmas. The kids are usually in a good mood (or at least mine are, because they know Santa is watching), the house is warm and cozy, and you never know what packages may have been delivered.
Last night when I got home from work, this was waiting for me:
Amazon.co.jp -> the .jp stands for Japan. Oh yippee! Oh boy!
In this rather large box (given the contents), was a single copy of this book:
titled New Style of Heirloom Knitting.
Which contains the pattern, in Japanese, for this yummy sweater:
Words cannot express how excited I am!