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February 28, 2008


Filed under: friends, knitting — Jana @ 6:23 am

I made the transition, and now I am a sock knitter. Ok so not officially, but I finally tried knitting socks and found out it’s really fun. It’s kind of a big deal for me since this is the first project I’ve made with real contours, In stead of just a flat surface i.e. a scarf or blanket.

I made these socks for Wendy for her birthday… Which I’m sure your thinking that it is a dumb gift, but these are made out of hand painted merino wool… So they are a little better than your average tube sock. And I remember her telling me she likes her feet to be hot at night, so these should do the trick.
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I also knit her a baby cozy for taking pictures of newborns in, She didn’t have a really tiny baby to take pictures of yet, but baby Gavin is the youngest one we know so you can get the idea from this:

baby cozy

Blue Lily Photography



  1. Good job on the socks Jana. The real winner is the baby cozy though. I love that idea!

    Comment by Melinda — February 28, 2008 @ 7:34 am

  2. I have to agree…. You are so talented. I keep getting little thoughts of ideas but they quickly get skwelched when I don’t know quite how to start it. Darn it all…. Thanks for the continued inspiration though.

    Comment by Bethany — February 28, 2008 @ 2:38 pm

  3. i love that thing that gavin is in, so cute. now stop making presents and start making stuff for our “store”

    Comment by lauren — February 28, 2008 @ 7:26 pm

  4. I love it all!

    Comment by happygoshoppy — February 28, 2008 @ 10:40 pm

  5. Who is the lucky mother of that kid…isn’t he just too cute. He was a little annoyed to be put in the baby cozy…but the picture sure turned out cute.

    Comment by Shannon — February 29, 2008 @ 12:52 pm

  6. Totally adorable cozy & baby – and how thoughtful of you to do that for Wendy. I am totally impressed.

    Comment by Misty — March 4, 2008 @ 6:49 am

  7. Adorable cozy for the baby! Would you mind sharing how you made that? It’s adorable!

    Comment by Nancy — July 8, 2008 @ 9:46 am

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