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Sunday, February 3, 2008

Better....

Do You Remember this? - It's the Sweet Baby Cardigan that the Yarn Harlot raved about last spring. Of course - I jumped on that bandwagon & knit one up for my niece. I was so pleased with the results & the yarn - oh, the yarn. Dream in color, is just so... dreamy. Anyhow, I couldn't imagine how this sweater could get any better...

Well - now I know. Sweaters for babies are always better on the actual baby. Don't you agree - take a look... Here's my new niece sporting her new duds...

Isn't she just the cutest thing? And smart too - I imagine she read this book on her first try. Don't you just love the baby 'comb over'? Just like her grandpa.... (Are comb-overs a genetic thing? I must have missed that lecture during my undergraduate studies....)

Ooh - don't you just want to give her a big hug? Unfortunately, my new baby niece lives almost as far away as you can get from Anchorage, AK - on the East Coast. Fortunately, her mommy, my younger sister, has agreed to fly over 12 hours w/a 6 month old to visit this March (ha ha ha ha ha....). I can't wait to meet her in person & give her a big ole' Auntie smooch. Of course, I can't wait until she's a teenager & gives her parents all sorts of grief. (Said by a mother of two boys, a teacher of teenage girls, and a woman who can remember what she was like as a teenager). Oh - Niece S. and I are going to have lots to talk about. :0)

But - here is my favorite picture of Niece S. sporting her new sweater her Auntie made especially for her....

"I Don't Want to Wear This Sweater, Mommy!!!!"

Yup - it doesn't get better than that. :0)

3 comments:

tiennie said...

Oh totally cute! Adorable.

Cinnamonamon said...

Gorgeous!! And what a cutie -- she reminds me of my niece. :) I'm really enjoying this play with the baby then give her back thing...it's such a change for me -- it's usually my babies all the time!

Anonymous said...

What a cutie pie! It makes me want to make that sweater!

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