I have defeated an enemy whose main weapon is boredom. But I persevered through a project that was just repetitive enough to be boring, but required too much attention to be mindless knitting. It's Halcyon from Knitty winter 2007 that I knit on commission. The yarn is Zephyr wool silk from Fiddlesticks Knitting that I hand-dyed using this technique.
Here's a close-up. the picture is a little blurry, so it looks like there is halo to the yarn, but it is pretty smooth.