Sonny and Shear is having a 25% off sale! Use the coupon code “oneyear” and you can get your fix of Dream in Color, Lorna’s Laces, Schaefer, and all kinds of other goodies.

What did I get? Dream in Color Smooshy, in Dusky Aurora, something I’ve been admiring for ages. Less than $18, including shipping. It made me feel better, miraculously. Really. (If not less feverish, at least less crabby.)

They have some other cool programs going on–a stashbusting program that gives you a 10% coupon for every 2 lbs. of yarn you use up (send them your ballbands); free shipping over $40; first-class (aka cheap!) shipping in addition to just Priority Mail flat rate; and a frequent buyer program ($25 for every 200 points).

Oh yeah (she says casually) and you can get bonus points if people click through links to them on your site–so if you feel like going shopping (or just window shopping!) it would be awesome if you clicked through here.

The other thing I think I’ll be spending some money on is donating to the Barack Obama campaign. The Knitters for Barack Obama group on Ravelry has a raffle going: one entry for every $5 donation to his campaign, and prizes include a hand-knit afghan, hand-dyed cashmere, Sea Silk, a custom-dyed Fleece Artist Lady of the Lake kit, a collection of Marnie McLean’s patterns including her adorable Erte cloche, Black Bunny hand-dyed roving… the list goes on, with 18 prizes so far. I’m not sure I want to get into any political discussions here, but just thought I would bring this to your attention if you’re interested.

I’ll leave you with the quote of the day from my iGoogle page–it made me laugh:

“Dance like it hurts,
Love like you need money,
Work when people are watching.”

–Scott Adams