Well, given that I've gifted my mother with a plethora of dish cloths for her birthday, Valentine's and Easter, I knew I had to come up with something else for Mother's Day. After perusing Ravelry for inspiration (she bought me some yarn and I wanted to use some of it), I came across this pattern for a knitted wreath.
I started out with a varigated yarn, so when it started going more red than purple, I decided to go with only seven leaves, instead of nine, but I think it turned out pretty cute. It's small - 5-6 inches across, but it'll fit perfectly on a small wall. I might do a larger one (with bigger leaves) for Christmas, in green with red beads.
Comments and criticism welcome!