Well my friend is named Julie.
We’ve known each other since middle school out in
Well one day I rounded the corner and literally ran into this girl. As we stepped back and started to apologize we both just stared for a second. I pointed and shouted “Julie!” and she pointed and shouted “Becca!”. It had been happening to her too. Maybe it was our East-Coast aura that made people confuse us.
We’ve been friends ever since.
So, why am I telling you this?
Two days ago I had this big “must call Julie” vibe. I didn’t, since it was noon, and she was at work.
So then I get an e-mail, and she has just been approved to adopt a little girl from
So, I need to knit something. This is an 18 month old, so she really doesn’t need a baby blanket. But I think I have decided what to do.
Two years ago I knit an Anouk for girl #2. I used Paton’s Grace in light green and violet. I’ve had it hanging in their room for decoration (and yes, I decorate with knitting, it’s bonkers, I know). Yesterday she pulled it down and tried it on for dress up.
It still fits. Is this not the best pattern ever?
So I am thinking, this would be the perfect thing for a toddler who is small for her age. A grow-with-me garment.
Now the big problem is color. I need something other than green and purple, so I am heading up to the store tomorrow to see if they still
Oh, a side note, my header of the blog is a close up of my version of Anouk. It shows the colors much better than the photo.