Wednesday, September 30, 2015

a knitter's child

 warm and cozy baby Bridget, wrapped up in handknit love

how quickly newborns move from sweet sleepiness to bright-eyed alertness

The baby surprise jacket was made by one of the gals in my knitting circle (thank you, Sam!), and I knit the blanket using yarn from the mill-end sale at Lorna's Laces, which is just a few blocks from our house here in Chicago.

pattern: baby chalice blanket, by Karen S. Lauger
yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted, Monkeyshines, 2 skeins
needles: US 9 (5.5 mm) Clover bamboo circs


I'm reading The Artful Parent and feeling woefully inadequate. No knitting at present (soon, I hope!), but I'm crocheting the edging on my long-neglected rosie posie granny square afghan:

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

fo: Bridget Linnea

Welcome to the world, Bridget Linnea
 8 pounds, 3 oz., 21 inches of sweet little baby