Mum really liked Lady Eleanor, so much so that another 30 cm is required. I'm happy about this because I really enjoyed the project and am quite glad to be knitting onwards on something that doesn't require much thinking just at the moment, but it does mean I can't do the whole 'My darling mum is 60' post and show her being welcomed to graceful bus-pass-land under the capable wing of Her Ladyship.
Instead, I'll show you a few pictures of the party.
View from the kids' end:
All of these pictures are partly to distract you from the fact that there won't be much knitting going on here in the next few days as I've got a coursework deadline coming up. Luckily, I can try to pretend it's one big party: