Thursday, June 15, 2006

Sweet Mary Janes

I found the best pattern online yesterday. They are the cutest things I have seen since Kai.

Not only are they cute, they fit perfectly and are knitting up in like moments. I think I might have had an hour altogether of uninterrupted time, the rest has happened catch as catch can and the first slipper is nearly done!

I am knitting mine with this fabulous tweedy Ecowool I got at my LYS for $2!! For real. I love the way it is knitting - it is quite soft and the stitches lay so smoothly. I am contemplating finding a sweater pattern and heading back to buy 10 or more balls.

You have got to try this pattern. Your feet will thank you for it.

I cannot believe the power of genetics - I swear that baby has the hands of our Grandfather. He moves them the same way, holds them the same way - is that really possible for a one day old baby?. Uncanny. Kai's Grandpa (my Uncle) and my brother also have my Grandpa's hands. And mannerisms and speech patterns - and his gentle heart actually. It is nice to still be able to see aspects of my Grandpa today in the people that I love.

Our unreasonably muggy and NOT rainy weather continued today - as you may be able to tell from the halo around my head - ha! I am really hoping for a big rain so this can just move past us already. My poor garden. It hasn't seen much sun lately.


Posted by Miss Scarlett @ 12:46 AM

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The Mary Janes look great! Nice score on the yarn too. Look forward to the finished Janes. The baby is adorable and I do believe that babies can certainly take on traits that early - it is nice for you that you have positive reminders of someone who meant so much to you. He is a good looking baby!

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