One of my favorite holiday crafts when I was a kid was covering tangerines or satsumas in cloves. Smells absolutely wonderful, and if you are lucky they dry well and you can store them to use again next year. I used to have several stuffed in to my yarn stash to deter moths, they are still up in the attic some where, guarding my forgotten yarn stash.
(Not nearly as covered as I would like, but getting there)
While I was waiting for my chestnuts to roast I decided to make a couple new oranges. These take quite a bit of cloves, at least several tablespoons of cloves for each for best results, though if you have enough cloves, the more the better. Monterey Bay is a good place to get cloves for this project- I have had good luck with them in the past, and they are reasonably fast too.
Swirls! Umm yea, I ran out of cloves, plus the chestnuts were done and ready to eat before they were cold.
The front of a vest I am working on using traditional designs in Spindthrift Shetland in six colors that all change at different times- yes, crazy person that I am, I have colors changing nearly every row. Minimal waist shaping, but some for the sake of amusment. Deep V neck. Lots of spit splicing.
The inside of the vest. Need I say more?