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Welcome Bodhi

July 18, 2014

IMG_5795Well, it’s been a little over a month and I’m finally writing about Bodhi! Those of you who follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter have seen her around, she has already had her first flight and her first camping trip. She has modeled her first sweater and smiled her first smile. She rolled over (it was a couch assist so I’m not sure it was for real) and she likes to look at her dangling toys. She’s a pretty easy kid and is adapting well to the chaos that is our home.

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The best part about having 3 kids is their relationship as siblings. They love, they fight, and they play together. Hunter was instantly in love with Bodhi and we called her mama Hunter for a while. I think Hunter held her more than anyone else for the first 3 days of her life. Jones was a little more apprehensive about this new little creature in his home. He missed having the full attention of his big sister. Now that everyone is used to having a wee sister here, Jones has come around. Each morning he greet her with a surfer dude ‘hey Bodes!’. Hilarious.

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And what of Bodhi’s knit wardrobe you ask?! I will start with the 2 littlest sweaters. I knit her this lovely Flax when I first found out I was pregnant. It is the wonderful Cashmerino Worsted from Sweet Fiber in ‘Ecru’ and I eked it out of 1 skein (it was dicey but I managed). I was especially happy to have this wee sweater when we took the family on a camping trip in the Rocky Mountains. Bodhi was snug as a bug!

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This little number is an Antler sweater I knit in SweetGeorgia Superwash Worsted ‘riptide’ and it is a hand-me-down from Jonesie. It fit Jones for about 5 minutes after I finished knitting it (I started it after he was born) and it was pristine for Bodes. I put it on her yesterday in the heat of summer for a few quick pics and she took it like a champ. Welcome Bodhi and may there be many delicious knits in your future!

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Is there a new baby in your life? What are you knitting for the shower?

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10 Comments leave one →
  1. Lya permalink
    July 21, 2014 6:59 pm

    I have newborn twin girls and in the few moments they give me to knit I have been working on Lushes for the fall. Congratulations!

  2. July 19, 2014 2:57 pm

    Adorable! Welcome!!

  3. knittedblissjc permalink
    July 19, 2014 6:08 am

    oh my gosh, she is adorable!! what a sweetie pie. And her two new sweaters look awesome on her.

  4. Jules permalink
    July 19, 2014 5:23 am

    Bodhi is a gorgeous baby what a beautiful family you have.

  5. July 19, 2014 12:56 am

    Beautiful children

  6. Penny Skalsvik permalink
    July 18, 2014 7:10 pm

    Congrats! Another cutie pie! I now have a nephew for the 1st time (my brother & his new wife are late bloomers!) and finally an Aunty! I love it! Also, I will be a Grandma for the 1st time in Nov! Double excited!

  7. Barbara permalink
    July 18, 2014 5:08 pm

    What a beautiful little one, you did a fine job on her.

  8. Janet Chappell permalink
    July 18, 2014 3:28 pm

    What a lovely post ! Beautiful knits and even more beautiful children!! Thanks for sharing.

  9. July 18, 2014 2:33 pm

    I can so totally understand Mama Hunter. I wouldn’t want to let go of that little one. Her expressions already! Just so adorable :-)

  10. Jacinta permalink
    July 18, 2014 2:10 pm

    Beautiful baby girl, beautiful knits ! :-)

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