Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesdays with Charlie | A Full Lap and Some Knitting.

I shared this photo on Instagram, but the caption ("full lap ... full heart") doesn't tell the whole story.

First off - it's huge that Holly and Charlie are both snuggled in the same chair (even with Marmie wedged in between). And the book we're reading is new (we also read this one) - the latest in the crayon series from Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers. I bought these (actually pre-ordered, way back in August; they were delivered last week) for Charlie to give to his little brother; it's only fair - right?! - that he gets to read them first (we still need to wrap them). 

They're board books, so I think they'll be sturdy - and I'll bet Charlie will be able to "read" them out loud soon...just like I did today. Also - note the afghan. Yep, snuggle weather!

Naptime proceeded much as usual. Milk, two stories and then two plus hours of sleep for Charlie...and knitting for me. This photo (which I also shared on Instagram) pretty much sums up that part of the day.

But I didn't share this one. after finishing round 51, and putting all the stitches on waste yarn for a try-on.

Decided it's long enough - and I've now started the 2" of ribbing at the bottom of the body. Tomorrow there will be sleeves!

9 comments:

  1. I'm glad Charlie's brother (he does need a name soon!) will have books of his own, ready to greet him. And that looks like a sweater by Friday!

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  2. You are flying through that sweater knitting! And hooray for lap time with Charlie AND Holly!

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  3. Holy cow! You speed knitter you! That looks fantastic! I am miles away from a "try on" but with any luck I can get a little knitting time this afternoon while I catch up on Indian Summer!

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  4. Yikes that is FAST!! And Sigla looks wonderful. Love the idea of Charlie giving his new brother books - wonderful!

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  5. How nice to see pictures of Holly. Charlie is going to love being a big brother. Your Sigla is going so quickly!

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  6. This project is flying along! So glad Holly and Charlie are sharing close to the same space.

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  7. Have you ever clocked your knitting?! Love that Holly & Charlie are warming up to one another...in time! Lucky little brother...a big brother to read to him!
    Cheers~

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