In the end, we didn't keep the car. It just wasn't up to scratch. Which leads me to the following conclusions:
a) We still need to find a car (and an apartment, and a doctor, a dentist, and TIME).
b) I should probably stick to knitting.
I made these for my mom (though she still hadn't received them on Mother's Day (what's up with the mail service these days? I've had so many problems). They're similar to one's I made previously, with a stich pattern from "Knitting Sensational Socks". I fell in love with this colorway from the Crazy Zuberball. It reminded me of tulips in Springtime. Now, to get back to my list...