Chances are, I've lost at least three-quarters of you with that first sentence. I hope you come back for tomorrow's post.
For the rest of you...those of you who understand the difficulties faced by book purists, take a look at this:
This is the beginning of a felted needle case -- my Transfiguration homework for the House Cup on Ravelry. The yarn: Elann's Peruvian Highland Wool, in Golden Bark and Tapestry Blue. Now, these photos weren't taken in ideal circumstances (11 pm in my basement apartment, under a lamp); I'll try to get another one in natural light tomorrow. But I'm pleased. I think the Golden Bark is closer to bronze than any other yarn I've seen yet.