Monday, February 03, 2014

Tiny Aran

In teaching, you start having colleagues who were also your students as soon as five or six years after they graduate, so you can imagine that since I've been teaching for over twenty-five years that I have tons of ex-student-fellow teachers. One of them, who has actually moved on up to teaching at the community college next door to our high school, had a baby in December. She's a knitter. Additionally, she's a "math teacher" knitter, which means that she probably doesn't improvise as much as I do, preferring to be mathematically accurate instead of just "guestimating." I'm a little unsure about how these sleeves are going to work out, but I'm pretty happy with this Baby Poonam. I'd better hurry and deliver it. We're back to kind of normal California winter weather. I'm not sure it even hit 50 degrees yesterday. Brrrrrr!


Thimbleanna said...

Awww, that's adorable. I love cables and put them on a baby sweater -- perfect!

Barbara from Nova Scotia said...

That's adorable: 50 F and brrrr. LOL
But every baby needs a cabled sweater. I have knit more than one. :) Sounds like there will be more baby knits in your future.

Torhild Beate Reidardatter Pettersen said...

Aaaa how sweet. arans are great

Caffeine Girl said...

Very cute!

In Wisconsin, we're just glad that the high temp is above 0!