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My mother is proud of me November 6, 2006

Filed under: Uncategorized — katy @ 2:21 pm

Making_my_mother_proud Look what I did!  I am knitting Swell from the summer issue of Knitty.  I can’t even begin to tell you how proud I am.  And my mom is too.  I am using Knitaly for the solid and Reynold’s Odyssey for the contrast.  It is meant to be for Owen’s I_can_do_it teacher although it seems a bit tight.  The inside looks pretty good too.

I got started–finally–on the Birds Nest Shawl.  It only took 4 hours to rewind the ball by hand.  NoteBirds_nest_shawl  the sarcasm.  I feel like it’s tight but it has a lot of give.  My mom looked at it today and said it was fine so I will forge ahead.

Parent teacher conferences for Cameron tonight.  Kevin is going.  I will stay home with Owen and the other two.  I did run into the reading teacher last week and she said he was coming along nicely.  And he got 102 on that crayfish test! 

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15 Responses to “My mother is proud of me”

  1. jody Says:

    swell looks swell 😉 (i knew i’d have to comment early to get that one in!)

    good luck with the parent teacher thing tonight. it sounds like there’s good reason to be optimistic! *crossing fingers* for you all!

  2. Cara Says:

    looking good! Good luck tonight!

  3. Karola Says:

    Katy, i am so glad that i found you.. i have moved out to Arizona back in july and when i set up my computer.. i couldn’t find you.. fortunately i was just reading Bronx Nancy and she had you captured from the sheep festival.. i’m so sorry that i missed it.. it looked wonderful.. anyway looking forward to catching up on your blog yes i finally saved it in the right place.. and come take a view of mine too 🙂 it has grown as has my family.. 🙂 hugs karola formerly of NYC aka KnittingLadyBuginTheHeartofHarlem

  4. margene Says:

    You did it and your mom must be VERY proud of you. Sounds like you’ll have a busy night ahead.

  5. sprite Says:

    Good luck with the parent-teacher conference. I hope Kevin is able to report back that Cameron is on the right path.

    And congrats on the knitting. It looks great!

  6. greta Says:

    I’m proud of you, too!
    xoxox
    Prayers for the parent teacher conference…
    as always!

  7. Karen Says:

    Swell looks wonderful!! The shawl yarn is so pretty.
    YAY to Cameron on the crayfish test!! My fingers and toes are crossed for the parent teacher conference.

  8. Jan Says:

    Sounds like things are looking up on several fronts! Yay!

  9. ann Says:

    Swell is looking ….. well, swell! I didn’t realize it had hidden peace signs in the earflaps. tres cool!

    fingers crossed for tonight’s meeting!

  10. Orli Says:

    Swell, is well swell =)
    OMG – 4 hours…what a pain, but it looks so pretty.
    Way to go Cam! That’s like 2 points over the the highest mark.

  11. Nancy Says:

    Avery wants me to make him Swell (he ran into the pattern when I had it on the coffee table). He’s picked out the yarn and everything! Yours is coming along very nicely.
    Your mom should be proud;)

    Good luck with the Parent Teacher conference. I have both of mine next week. I may send Rinaldo by himself to Ian’s. I think he’s doing really well and I don’t know how well I’ll take it if they burst my bubble…

  12. Kim Says:

    FOUR HOURS? Kathleen, I admire your persistence and patience!!

  13. Linda Says:

    You are a knitting goddess 🙂 Hope the conference goes well!!! Just to make you laugh today – We were running late and I did not notice until he was far away from the car heading into school that Patrick’s shirt was on inside out!!! I have decided boys are much harder to raise than girls LOL

  14. Rossana Says:

    Yay, Cameron! Good job on the crayfish test! Keep up the good work on your reading!

    And that’s wonderful that you and your mom are tackling Swell. I look forward to seeing the progress.

  15. Maribel Says:

    You can do anything…you are great!


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