I talked to my Dad last night. He and his sweetie had a wonderful 5 week trip out to see my brother get married. Sounds like the wedding was lovely and everyone had a great time. He mentioned that he will send pictures, which I can't wait to see.
I did get some today, however not from him, yet. RN the RN and Missy Brightman are back from their honeymoon, as I got a quick e-mail with some pictures. Golly - it really looks like it was a beautiful wedding.
Now as my brother is so much younger than us siblings, and it really looks like us siblings aren't going to have children, I think the watch is on for him and his bride to produce heirs to the family name.
Oi - such pressure !!
However, what I suspect of both personalities, its a pretty solid likelihood.
So time to get the knitting needles out.
I love knitting baby things. They are cute, I get to use my imagination and I get to create really funky outfits/colour combinations (like the "Birk's Booties" - Birks blue with a white ribbon*). The projects are short enough that my already short attention span isn't compromised. I might actually get a set done by Christmas.
I mean, if Fidel was baby sized, I might already be finished his sweater.
Always the Girl Guide, I must be prepared. With everything else I am trying to do, I must find a pattern for the baby knitting project, that I will finish and when finished, will actually fit the baby.
So I found a pattern (see the picture below). What do you think ? It'll probably work for a girl.
* Birks was (I think there is at least one store left) a great Canadian tradition, like Eaton's was. They sold silver wear, a particular type of sterling silver jewelry, crystal and other lovely items. Anyways, they had a trademark blue box, that they wrapped gift items in, and tied it with a white ribbon.