Hello there!! I am Kim, mom to 3 little cherubs. Emma passed away when she was 8 months old, S (boy) is 2.5 and A (girl) is 7 mo. It's because of Emma that I learned to knit. Kept me busy after she died. It makes me sad that I never got to knit anything for her. Hopefully there will be yarn and needles in heaven! ;)
I am really excited about this knit along! Right now I am working on a sweater for A. It is the ChildHood pattern from Knitty. I'm using Paton's Merino for the body and Cascade 220 for the sleeves and edging. I have one more sleeve to do, then I can block it and put it together!!! I am so excited! This is the first sweater I've ever done and it really is fun. Probably because it's so small huh? S has asked me to make one for him when I'm done with hers. He wants it black. I think I'll do it charcoal gray and a blue heather (knit from my stash!!!). But, here are pictures of A's sweater.
Yesterday, I got my yarn for Anouk. I have never used the exact yarn that a pattern calls for, but I decided to with this one. When I was pregnant with A, I started to make this dress. I was making it in off white, with pale pink flowers and sage green stems. It was so pretty. I finished the front and started on the back, only to find that my gauge had changed drastically! I was so mad, and my big, angry, pregnant self, declared that dress "dead to me". Well, fast forward to when A was 3 months old and I went to work on it again...she was too big for it to even be a shirt for her. So, I frogged it. Now I am making it for her birthday (June) and am SO excited! However, I can't cast on until I get a few other things done, like her sweater, and a caplet I am making for my Mom. So, hopefully by the end of the month...but it's killing me not to!!!!