Baby’s first knitwear

M in BSJ
Keeping baby warm in wool.

The Baby Surprise Jacket that no-longer-secret pal Tanya knit for my baby-to-be has been keeping Morgana nice and toasty as the weather turns from fall to early winter. (We’ve had real snow here a few days! Just nothing that sticks.) I’ve also been knitting her a few little hats (you can see one in-progress beside me on the couch!), since baby hats never seem to be made to baby-head size, but I also seem to have a great knack for losing them in the house, so there are no photos! Thank goodness baby things are so small and quick to knit — I think we’ve got a chilly winter ahead, and many things to make up!

She also sported the purple BSJ on her first-ever outing — to the Purple Purl, of course! (Let’s get this one addicted to yarn good and early, shall we?) The Purl celebrated it’s one-year anniversary of opening this past Saturday, and some of us gathered Friday night to wish them a happy birthday, complete with surprise presents!

mom & baby at the Purl
Mom & Baby leave the house for the first time, to sit comfortably amid good friends and colourful yarns!

jen & miko & present
Miko loves the new ball-winder — Jennifer might prefer the bubble wrap! :)

More photos of the baby and the shop’s celebration can be found on my Flickr.

On the whole, we’re all doing really well: settling into new routines and roles, gaining confidence as parents, loving the baby-time, starting to leave the house for errands and fun, and even finding a bit of time to knit!

6 Comments

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6 responses to “Baby’s first knitwear

  1. agrees (hojillion) with Emilee’s Squee!!! :) So tiny, so adorable!!

  2. ladyoctavia

    She’s is adorable (and mom is looking good too!)

    It is great to hear that things are going well.

    *hugs*

  3. She looks awesome! I’m so so happy to see her in the little sweater. Those pictures have made my day :)

  4. Morgana is so beautiful! You look so wonderful holding her — like a natural mom!

  5. wow, she’s here, too! she’s gorgeous! and quite similar to maeve! i probably won’t be posting any more pictures of her on the blog but i can mail you some!

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