I got a few other things with my Knit Picks order, too:
I got a set of T-pins for blocking, since all my old ones were rusted (even though they were nominally rustproof...).
I got a view sizer, which is a combination of a needle gauge and a gauge measure -- it's got all the needle sizes, including the in-between sock sizes 1.5 and 2.5 (2.5mm and 3mm, respectively). It also has an inch and centimeter ruler with a see-through window marked with lines at 4" and 10cm, for easy tension measuring.
And, I got two books - one stitch dictionary and one lace pattern book.
50 Fabulous Knit Ripple Stitches by Rita Weiss is a slim stitch dictionary, but one that I will find very useful -- it contains nothing but ripple or chevron stitches, the kind that form a wavy fabric that looks great in self-striping yarn. Designing for stripes is a fun challenge, but sometimes one feels that it's all the same thing over and over. While many of the stitches in this book are similar to each other, there are a few gems that I will be very interested in trying out.
I've wanted Nancy Bush's Knitted Lace of Estonia ever since it came out. There are several shawls in it that I want to knit, plus lots of interesting information on the lace tradition in Estonia, and a small collection of traditional lace stitch patterns included in the back. I am so pleased to have this book finally as a part of my knitting library.