Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Wip Wednesday #26

Well its Wednesday again, I thought pregnancy was supposed to make time go slower but for me the weeks are just whizzing by. I seem to have jinxed myself as well as I said last week I was feeling much better and this week I've been feeling rubbish. I was at the doctor this morning and I have a viral infection and have been signed off work for a week. Going to keep this post as short as I can due to feeling pretty rubbish.

First Wip - Baby
We had our 20 week scan on Monday and baby is growing very nicely and all healthy. The husband and I are so pleased! It was also lovely to see our little baby again and we found out that we are having a boy! 
Here's a wee photo


Second Wip -Neve's knitting
I am finally making some progress with this as you can see from the photo below the body is done and the hood and I have started the first sleeve. Unfortunately I think wee Neve is going to be too big for it now so I will have to find another little girl to give it to and I will have to knit Neve something else. I am glad to be nearing the end with this one though, it not be a difficult knit at all just life has got in the way of knitting and this has been dragging on for ages.


Third Wip - Baby blanket
This is the first thing I have started knitting for our baby and I'm loving it! My lovely friend Ellen gave me the wool and the pattern as a baby bump present! Is lovely wool to work with and a nice easy knit so I don't have to think too hard about it, which is perfect just now!



Oh sorry about the bad quality photo's I used my iphone as I couldn't find my camera.

Books
At the moment I am reading lots of pregnancy books and loads of new parent/new baby books (any recommendations greatly received!) so not done a lot of novel reading but I'm in the middle of one just now called "Sex and Stravinsky" by Barbara Trapido. Its just got to a really good bit so I think I will have it finished soon. This is the second Barbara Trapido book I've read and I would definitely read more, I think she is quite funny and like her style of writing.


That's it for me today, I'm off to visit Tamis and see what everyone else is up to!
I will also be linking this post with the following blogs
Wednesday - Show off your stuff party
                     Yarn along
Thursday - Our creative spaces
                 Delightfully inspiring Thursday
                 Creative Juice Thursday

25 comments:

  1. Congrats on the boy! I love being a mama to my boys! Your projects look beautiful. The best parenting book I ever read was "The Happiest Baby on the Block" by Dr. Karp.

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    1. Thank you, I will have to have a look at that book!

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  2. ooooh congratulations on your baby boy, and the blanket is colour is so cute. love the wee cardigan too. have a knitty wednesday xxx

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  3. The baby photo as a WIP made me smile, congratulations! I love all of your baby knits. As for your comment on my blog I think I have the same slipper pattern that you are talking about. Felting isn't scary, you just have to keep an eye on the wash so it doesn't get too small. You can always do a gauge and felt it (who am I to speak I definitely don't do this) and calculate how much it shrank in each direction to get a better idea. Like for my bag, I know that garter stitch shrinks vertically more than it does horizontal. So my final square will be really tall and only a couple inches wider than the actual width of the laptop. Hope this helps!

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    1. Thank you for the advice, it really helps!

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  4. Yay, boy!!! Congratulations!!! Wow, there's so much happy news floating around today, it's kind of awesome. :) Your blanket is looking awfully cute, and I'm so looking forward to seeing what else you knit up for your new little one. Have fun!

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    1. Thank you! Yes it was a happy Wednesday!

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  5. Great projects on the go this week, especially the first one ;) I love knitting baby stuff, so I envy you all your future projects!

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    1. Thank you! I can't wait to knit more baby things!

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  6. Congratulations on your baby news!! So very exciting!!
    Jo-Anna

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  7. Congratulations on having a sweet little baby boy! And please stay healthy! Your first "WIP' is definitely my favorite, but the others are fantastic as well! Good luck!

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    1. Thank you, I am currently on the sofa with a blanket and a hot drink!

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  8. Congratulations on your little one. Don't know about books but my sister has a parenting themed blog- http://ctrlaltparent.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. Congrats on the little boy on the way. I liked seeing what you were working on, that blanket has such good colors :)

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  10. Hi Sam! Thank you for stopping by on my blog and leaving your comments and informations about knitting.

    Congrats on your baby boy! I'm looking forward to see the cute baby blanket in the future!

    Ning x : )

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  11. Just love that the baby is the first (and best!) wip. It will be lots of work, but it will be more amazing than you can even imagine! Congratulations!

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    1. Thank you! I can't wait for my wee baby to arrive!

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  12. Being knit together in my womb is a little 34 week babygirl! Congrats on the little boy!


    My KCCO post is an UNsewing post...
    http://likemamalikedaughter.blogspot.com/2012/05/crafting-along-with-needle-and-thread_17.html

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    1. Thank you and good luck with your pregnancy!

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  13. Congrats on your baby boy!! That is so exciting. We are so glad to have you join us for our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday". See you again next week!! -The Sisters

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