There’s a baby coming! No, it’s not mine; my friend Krissy is pregnant with her first, which is due in April. I can’t not knit for a baby! I’m pretty sure it is listed as a requirement somewhere in my Knitter’s Manifesto.
I promise to take it easy though (hence why I’m starting now). The bad part is that I have to work with cotton (hello washables!), which can be rough to work with. I’m going to keep my non-greasy lotion on hand (it’s called Sew Help Me! and was a gift from Tam) and I’m going to go slow. There isn’t a rush, so I have to keep my eagerness in check.
I remembered how to knit though, and it’s really hard to keep my excitement in check.
I’m starting withBaby Bib O’ Love by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne. I might do a few of these, depending on how I like the pattern. After that, I’d liketo do a baby blanket…but we’ll see how my hands are doing. Oh, and at least one cute toy. Maybe a T-Rex. ;)
Other than that, I’ve been hand sewing mom’s quilt, which isn’t quite as hard as I thought it’d be. My stitches are far from perfect, however. I’ve also been weaving a little bit. My selvages are pretty horrible, and I have a tendency to slouch while using the loom (this is probably due to the tiny loom I use).
Okay, enough updates–I’m going to go knit! Um, slowly. Right.