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Monday, August 25, 2014

A Different Kind of WIP.

...Y'all were so kind to indulge me five days in a row of knitting WIPs. I am happy to report that one of them is off the needles and blocked and hopefully I'll have another one (or two?!) to share before FO Friday. But today, I have a completely different kind of WIP to share. This one is about my grandson to be ...due in *just* 17 days.
 
The wonderful girls in my Monday night class threw a Grandma Shower for me and the other "expectant" Grandma (this one will be her second grandchild, but her first granddaughter). So. very. special. 


Several of them are already Grandmas (a few several times over) - and one of them is a cake decorator! - but they are all supportive and have practical advice about high chairs and swings and toy boxes. And they are all genuinely happy for us. also cupcakes. and popcorn. and wine. and gifts. Cute. fun. maybe just a little tear-provoking...  and all very special. 
I am so excited to meet this little one. He and I will be two WIPs together ... along with his parents and Marc and everyone else growing into having a new generation in our family. This is one project I don't want to ever finish.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Enjoy! It is so much fun being a grandparent!

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014  
Blogger Bonny said...

Knitting WIPs are pretty great, but this WIP is the best. The happy anticipation mounts...!

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014  
Blogger Lydia said...

This is so awesome-knitters are just the best! This great-auntie can't wait to squeeze him and take in that sweet baby smell.

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014  
Blogger Carole Julius said...

That's a wonderful thing they did for you. And a grandma can never have too many books!

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014  
Blogger margene said...

You're going to be a wonderful g-ma! The little one is going to love his grandma as much as you'll love him! A new adventure awaits!!

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014  
Blogger Debbie said...

What a nice thing your friends did for you! Wishing you & your family the best at this joyful time!

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014  
Blogger Mary said...

Thanks, Karen - I can't wait!!

Tuesday, 26 August, 2014  
Blogger Sue said...

This is so sweet! Didn't realize the baby was due so soon! Enjoy every second!! What a wonderful time for your family!

Wednesday, 27 August, 2014  

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