I made the feller a pair of fingerless gloves. Of course, he knows how to bribe me.
Berroco Ultra Alpaca in Deep Purple and Heathered Olive
That's right. Three balls of a wonderful purple to his one. The yarn was wonderful, and I made a pair of cabled fingerless gloves for him. He didn't want mitts and I didn't want to have to weave in ends for each finger, so I whacked on the fingers from Phalangees. I think they turned out wonderfully.