Every now and then a little guy comes along that you absolutely must knit for. My family had a recent arrival of this sort. He’s a very special baby. You see, the next child in that generation is now 18, making this a very long-waited for baby indeed.
And of course, we all think he’s adorable:
And of course, in the life of any new baby in my family a little hand-knitting must fall. In eager anticipation of his arrival, I planned and executed a little project of my own:
The sweater was particularly fun to do, since it’s simple cabling but lets you add owls down the front of the sweater. For wisdom, my dear boy. A blessing from Athena, if you will.
We all send our own blessings to you too, little guy. We love you and know you’re going to grow up to be smart as a whip and possibly a bit zany (not unlike the rest of us).
Welcome to the family.