Monday, March 24, 2008

A photo! And no, it's of nothing that I made :(

Well, I thought I'd at least pretend like I'm still here ;-) The Great Baby Project of 2008 is winding down, but that doesn't mean any relief, either mentally or physically. We had an appointment this morning, followed by some necessary banking, which means I'm pretty much knackered. Mentally, I was planning on starting up a set of experiments today, but I found out that I have to essentially grow more starting material, which I hadn't counted on. My brain doesn't seem to be thinking ahead at all lately.

But, enough of me whining. I have purty pictures.

Ooooh, pretty!

This is a baby set knit by Hubby's aunt, on top of a stroller blanket knit by a close family friend on my side. The picture might be fuzzy, but should be better over here. The set isn't quite as blue as it appears, and aside from the hat it's fairly unisex.

I'm still working on my cardigan, I promise. I've gotten into the habit of knitting at lunchtime in the cafeteria, but it's hard to justify 90 minute lunches on the basis of, "But, I have to get my baby sweater finished!"

36 weeks today, folks.


(All images copyright E. Boudreau)

Monday, March 10, 2008

I swear, I'm still here

Still here. Still kicking. Still knitting, although not too much.

Bean is still kicking my ass, and will likely continue to do so for the next 40 days or so. I've cast on for the sleeves of the cardigan, but still haven't bothered to take a pic. My knitting tends to happen at lunchtime, and by the time I get home, I'm too zonked to pull stuff out and arrange it artistically. Hell, I'm too zonked to pull it out and throw it on a table for five seconds ;-)

I hope that it'll be finished by the time the baby arrives, but since it's a larger size, I won't be heartbroken - there's little chance of it being too small within the first 5 months or so.

Of course, I also haven't even wound up my STR club kit for January. I can just see myself stashing the whole year's worth of kits, giving them affectionate little pats while the baby sleeps, but not touching them until we're well into 2009 ;-)