All About August

This is August:

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This is his mom and dad:

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Remember them from here?

Well now they’ve got August.

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Isn’t he precious!

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Here he is sporting the baby coat I made for him out of Jamieson’s Shetland Chunky Wool.

Looks like it might fit him for the next…umm…2 years!

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And since it didn’t fit quite yet I had to make him something else, something for this winter.

After several fitful attempts we ended up with this little green sweater.

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You can’t see too much of it…but it’s knit with simultnaeous set in sleeves.  A technique I learned from the brilliantly talented  Gudrun Johnston this October at Squam.

Here I am with the dashing young August:

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It’s a simple stockinette pullover with seed stitch cuffs, hem and collar.

I see more of this construction method in my future, what a great way to set in a sleeve!

Oops better get back to the subject at hand.

This is supposed to be all about August.

Here’s one more with his mom:

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And then just one to highlight the wonderful effect that gravity has on his little cheeks:

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What a sweet, gentle little boy.

Welcome to the world little August, I hope to see you again soon!

13 thoughts on “All About August

  1. Ah, he’s so cute and cuddly. I don’t have anyone with such a young baby close to me anymore. The sweaters look great!
    And might I add, the one you’re wearing yourself isn’t bad either!

  2. Hi Shelly,
    As the proud grandparents, we took particular pleasure in your photos and knitting re: our sweet Gus. Brooke and Chris really value your friendship and love.
    Thanks for sharing.
    George and Pat

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