Aw, thank you everybody! It will be a wall-hanging for my brother, so it is like a work of art.
Yes, many people are shocked by the fact that I've only been knitting for three years. Color work is my specialty I'm still not an advanced knitter, though, because there are many things I can not do. For example, I do not know how to cable yet and I've never done stitches other than rib, stockinette, purl, and seed stitch. I'm getting there, though