Monday, June 06, 2011

How can I not take this request?

When we got the news of Papaw passing away, we all ended up meeting at my mom & dad's house... families have a a way of gravitating towards each other, especially in heart breaking times.  Well, this lady tends to gravitate wherever I go with knitting in hand... its how I roll...

I was sitting in my dad's recliner knitting on a project & the twins were just watching me.  I had made Sophia a hat before that she loved.  Madi?  She didnt want a hat.  I asked if she wanted a scarf?  Nope... some socks? No thank you... a sweater?  Ummm, she passed.  She couldnt think of anything she wanted me to make her...

Then next thing I know - she came to me with this idea & a written request...


For those of you that dont read 6 yr old writing, it says:

A star with a rainbow...
a brown bear...(& I was told it has to be MEDIUM - not large... not small)
with a bow .... (& I was informed that was a bowTIE - not a bow in the hair)
and a yellow scarf ... (for her - not the bear...& then thinking about it, one for the bear too)

How cute is that note? 

And not to be left out, Sophia had an order too - but she just had Yaya write it for her.  She wants a bear as well, but in rainbow color, with a bow for the hair... & while I'm at it, throw in a blanket...

So?  Anyone got a knitting pattern for a bear? ... I think I'll be reminded of these projects until I finish it...


oh how I love these girls...

12 comments:

  1. Oh my stars ~~ that is just precious!! Oh yes you MUST find a bear pattern complete with bow tie and bow in the hair and rainbow in color and one with a yellow scarf, oh yeah and one with a blanket. WOW girl, your gonna be one busy Auntie, and I know you'd have it no other way =)

    Your the best ~~ love you friend ~~ have a Blessed evening,
    Dawn

    PS I got that book today and I must tell you ~~ WOW!!! I mean double triple WOW and I'm not even out of the first week yet!! Thank you SO much for thinking of me. It is just what this mama of a Prodigal needs right now. It is FULL of hope, peace and personal accountability as well. Just what I needed ~~ thanks SO much!!!!!

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  2. Wow, you are going to be a busy bee filling those orders! The note is too cute and I love all the precise details in their orders. Google "knitting pattern for a teddy bear" and you can find some free patterns but be warned that a few of those bears are s..c..a..r..y! LOL Can't wait to see the completed project and I know you will go above & beyond on their request. You are such a great aunt RJ! Love you friend.

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  3. wow, i can knit...a straight line!!! haha yup that is my talent right there...and a lot of the times i get to the point where i have to take out some because they are crooked or i missed stitches. not even...or pretty. oh well, leave it to the professionals. like you!! lol

    great girls you got there, hope we get to see the completed projects.

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  4. How adorable, Rebecca! A knitter's greatest joy comes from gifting things that were made via special request. You are a wonderful aunt, my dear. Thanks for being my inspiration.

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  5. What an adorable request and such cuties!

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  6. Get to crackin! You can't let those girls down now.
    Your Friend, m.
    p.s. I'll take a bear too!

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  7. How cute is that?! Those girls are just precious. You are so blessed Auntie! :)

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  8. So, so sweet, and you're right - they won't let you forget your promise if they're as tenacious as all other 6-year-olds.

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  9. This warms my heart!! Absolutely precious!! And I'm still keeping you and your family in my prayers!!

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  10. I do not knit so I do not know what to tell you.. I bet you will find something you are a wonderful Aunt. I do not have a Belle outfit or I would have went for it.. Ha Ha..

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