Yarn: Plymouth Encore (75% acrylic, 25% wool) worsted, 2 3-1/2 oz. skeins each white and black; the white was double-stranded with Nightlights Glow in the Dark Yarn, about 1-1/2 2 oz balls.
Needles: Crystal Palace bamboo dpns, US#8 for the white stripes, US#9 for the black
Finished size: 78" x 6-1/2"
Pattern: my own -- cast on 60 sts, join and work stockinette in the round until I ran out of the black yarn.
We had fun on the photo shoot. Matthew informed me that photographs of people look much more natural if the person is talking rather than posing (duh -- who knew?) so first he recited verbatim the intro to BBC Radio One's Essential Selection from Februrary 8. 2004 that he downloaded a couple years ago and has apparently listened to a lot, then he started counting. The result:
We call the one at lower left, "Crikey!"