The goose is getting fat.
And this girl is going to give herself arthritis before the 25th. (It runs in the family, so I know that this is a major possibility).
I do have some tricks for you should you want to speed up the knitting/gifting process. It's worked for me and I'm pretty much done (minus the boyfriend scarf- who will just have to accept a project on the needles. I'll tell him to finish it himself. I am ready to knit for me now anyway.)