Ooops, didn't mean to fall off the virtual world but half term kicked in and the first part of the week was a blur of papier mache and lego while the latter half of the week was spent visiting friends a few hundred miles away. We had a wonderful week and still feel quite exhausted from those late nights chatting over the table.
There has been knitting, Kelly was seamed last week but still awaits the application of the press stud closures, I am not sure I like these and haven't felt like sewing all nine of them on so far but today I put the cardigan on anyway and fastened it with a brooch, the result was very pleasing to my mind (the Technical Advisor muttered something about my eccentric dressing but I am happy to embrace eccentric and plan to become much more so as the years advance!). I will take some photos of my eccentric Kelly as soon as the sun obliges.
In the meantime there was a baby, a girl born to one of the Technical Advisor's poker buddies' wives. I will probably never see this baby, none of the poker buddies wives know each other, but who can resist the urge to knit for a baby girl. This little jacket took no time at all and indeed makes me feel quite broody, is it wrong to want a baby merely for the knitting opportunities presented?
I used Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino, as stated in the pattern, sorry cannot recall the shade number. It is a lovely yarn to knit with, I wonder how it will wear? The pattern is from Baby Cashmerino 2 and I sized it down with no apparent problems.
Now I just need a quiet afternoon to catch up on blog reading, I am hoping for the opportunity tomorrow, fingers crossed.