Wednesday, September 21, 2011

You know what they say

I named the test-knit project (for Rue) "Put a baby in it", and my first best friend ever just let me know she is having a boy early next year. So all of a sudden, this sweater has a recipient.

Progress: Test Knit Baby Sweater

I'm much further along than the picture shows (which is good, because my deadline is fast approaching!). I finished the body up to the armhole joining this weekend, and cast on for the second sleeve. I'm hoping to get some more quality knitting time this weekend, and I should be able to wrap this up next week. Rue is releasing the free pattern very soon, so stay tuned for that on her blog!

Also on the to-do list?

To-do: Foxy Pajamas

A pair of foxy pajama pants, of course! I bought some Monaluna Anika to make myself a pair of fun PJ pants for the Sewing Summit. Let's just see if I can whip those up in time. I sure hope so!

I'd also love to make a laptop case like Jeni's, but that may be pushing it.

And don't even get me started on the rest of the to-do list. There is always too much to do, but I like it that way.

I was able to resist the Pretty Little Pouch sign-ups, but it was hard! If you have never done a swap, it's a great way to get your feet wet!

12 comments:

  1. wow, you should really put your baby-making test-knitting powers to work for hire. but not on me (backs away slowly)...

    can't wait to see the pants. that fabric is awesome!

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  2. aww, can't wait to see that knit creation! Very sweet. And I love that fox fabric - adorable! You'll have to wear your jammies to a class at the summit so everyone can admire them.

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  3. I can't even tell you how much the idea of foxy pjs tickles me. Love it!

    And the baby cardi is going to be adorbs. I can just tell.

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  4. LOVE the fox flannel. I'm a sucker for foxes.

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  5. you know you're a cute little heartbreaker... foxy!

    love the foxes. they are going to be perfect as jammies.

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  6. squeal!! I love that foxy fabric, those are going to be the cutest pyjama pants ever.

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  7. Yes, yes, those fox pjs definitely look like you ;). Now I see why we should wear pj pants at the Summit!

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  8. You are killing me with the pretty! I seriously need some new PJ pants - I put both legs into one pant leg last night and it almost fit! Now I'm gonna have to order some fabric...

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  9. Oh goodness...I gotta get some of that fabric. I LOVE foxes! I'm obsessed with them. So cute!

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  10. Gah! I love the foxy fabric for PJ pants! I have already made my pair of pants for the year but maybe I need to make another...

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  11. Baby knits are so fun when you're knitting for an actual baby. Congrats to your friend!

    That fix print is too cute. Can't wait to see the pjs!

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  12. Omigosh, those pajama pants are going to be too, too cute. Love the fabric!

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