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I have a friend expecting their very first baby. So I knitted a little vest. It is a new pattern to me that I got from Soule Mama’s blog. I just have to attach the buttons and then it will be shipped off in the mail. My friend is due any day so it’s all very exciting!

A reason that I love knitting is how portable it becomes. I can remember where I was when I was knitting this, and past projects. This little vest has been knit in my living room, in my comfortable bed, knitted to “A Serious Man” (movie) and “An Education.” It has been knitted while listening to Johnny Cash, Tragically Hip, Wailin’ Jennys, and a lot of Alabama 3, a hint of Tommy Emmanuel and Ashley McIsaac. It has already travelled to a Farmer’s institute meeting, to Victoria at a birthday dinner, to work and back to ease the boredom if the power cuts out.

The whole time I’ve been knitting this one, I want it to fit me. I want to climb into this soft wool, and parade around in a new little vest. I am small, but I am not this small.

Made anything fun lately?

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Living a simple quiet life on the Gulf Islands, BC.

5 Thoughts on “hand-made knits

  1. Super cute vest!

  2. Danielle Seguin on 7 March, 2010 at 12:09 pm said:

    I’m still knitting the sweater that I started after Christmas. There have been many breaks in between but I will finish it one day!

  3. sandi on 7 March, 2010 at 12:22 pm said:

    Adorable vest…did you try it on?

  4. Amanda on 17 March, 2010 at 7:28 pm said:

    I just finished up this very same pattern. Love it! Its so cute.

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