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They have certain photos that they feature every month and here is the November 2008 one:
You can go to the link for Decorate Your Desktop above to choose your own nature photo for your desktop!!
And -- you can send free email cards with all kinds of nature photos in them from their website:
I love what The Nature Conservancy does in nature and I love what they do to make sure people know about it on their website!!
The combination of colors in the yarn give a "woodsy" look and it is sort of in the shape of a Robin Hood hat. Here's the Etsy listing: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=16940111
I also put together a sweater set for a 12 month old - a sweater, a hat and a pair of mitts (thumbless mittens) in a "flecked" baby pink:
I literally put it together -- using a chart for sizing the pieces and knitting it with a rib stitch for the cuffs, bottom and neckband and with stockinette stitch for the body of all pieces. Here it is on Etsy! http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=16568838
Here's some closeups:
It was fun to do -- and I do believe it is quite cute!!
I can make it in different sizes and different lengths and different colors and different fibers.
And, I know from personal experience that this type of yarn is warm, especially when it is knitted this way!!
Good for the cool/cold days coming!!