And the winner is: Hilary H!! Congratulations, Hilary. I would love to send you this skein of yarn as soon as possible. So if you would email me and let me know your contact information, then I'll take myself to the post office and get this happy yarn shipped to its new owner. You can email me at:
megroke AT gmail DOT com
Thanks to all who commented. I really enjoyed reading your responses.... back to swatching for me.