For his birthday last year, I gave Dan the Cobblestone pattern from Interweave Knits and the link to Knit Picks to pick out a color of Wool of the Andes.
Finally, it is done.
Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Mist, 10.5 skeins (about 1,150 yards)
Needles: US 5 / 3.75 mm
He looks smashing in it, even if his eyes are sleepy from staying up all night working. I can't think of a more deserving recipient of my first big knitted garment.
(This year you're getting socks.)