I blocked Wee Envelope this weekend, and it looks awesome! I am pretty darned pleased with how my little nupp-star motif came out...and it makes me so happy that nieceling's Wee Envelope is personalized. It is so WEE! The added star is a pretty obvious modification, but I made a few others (because I just… Continue reading Wee Envelope! And some other things!
I have grand plans for gift knitting this year, at least as far as my nieces are concerned: There's the Wee Envelope-in-progress for the nieceling-in-progress, of course. I actually picked up the stitches for the body and started knitting it down from the yoke yesterday afternoon. Still tentatively planning to insert a nupp/lace motif in… Continue reading knitting for niecelings
The second I saw Ysolda's Wee Envelope, I was smitten. When I started plotting the sweater I'd knit for my newest niece (due early next year), it was at the top of my list. When I asked about colors, the request was for yellow, and lucky me, I found the perfect yellow in the exact… Continue reading in which I am smitten with Cormo and a wee sweater…
This year, we celebrated Thanksgiving at home. With M's birthday being so close to Thanksgiving (in fact, next year, it will BE Thanksgiving), and the unpredictability of weather along the lake, and the absolutely horrendous timing of the holiday for those of us working in academia...we probably will have quiet Thanksgivings at home for the… Continue reading Thanksgiving, 2014!
This past Wednesday, Madrigal turned three. I can hardly believe that I am the mother of a 3 year old - but at the same time, it seems like a lifetime ago that we brought our little bundle home from the hospital: And in some ways, it is - I do feel like my life… Continue reading my baby is THREE!