A few months ago I made a swatch in KnitPicks' cotton/linen blend Cotlin (very original name, methinks). I recently started using the swatch as a washcloth, and fell in love with the whole idea, so I used the rest of the skein for a bigger washcloth:
I know, I know, a bit disappointing after the miles of lace or colorwork you expect on this blog. It's colorful though, and practical, and the construction is quite clever. Also, it will help geeyouknit graduate, as this will be part of her Knitter Project.