Look at the very cool NeedleWerks button with the cockatiel on it to your right. It was a RAOK gift from Lynn at Mindful Moderation. Isn't it adorable?
(RAOK = Random Act of Kindness)
I had my Irish Walking scarf halfway done and ran out of yarn. I started knitting with the next skein and it was not the same lot. I had to "frog" the whole scarf.
Now to find a different yarn that is suitable.