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Spotlight on... Elisabeth1017! July 28-30

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Here's a few questions to get you started... feel free to add more info to this!

EDD:
Name:
Age:
Location:
Family:
Baby's Gender (hopes or guesses):
Names you like:
Birth Plans/Preferences:
Strangest craving/aversion this pregnancy:
Hobbies/Interests:
Occupation:
How you met your SO:
How you ended up at MDC:
post #2 of 9
EDD: 8.30
Name: Elisabeth
Age: 25
Location: south texas
Family: my husband mike and I have a little boy named levi who will be 3 on 8.24
Baby's Gender (hopes or guesses): baby boy
Names you like: his name is Chase Elijah
Birth Plans/Preferences: hoping for a successful hbac
Strangest craving/aversion this pregnancy: drinking pickle juice, no ground beef
Hobbies/Interests: I love to knit
Occupation: mommy
How you met your SO: our parents went to college together so I have known him my whole life
How you ended up at MDC: I am really strong in my parenting beliefs. Extended breastfeeding ( still nursing my almost 3 year old) , no CIO or spanking, no circing, delayed vax, co sleeping , etc. So I just naturally fit in better here.
post #3 of 9
What kind of things do you knit? Have you knit anything for chase?
How is breastfeeding going for you? I had to quit a few weeks ago, but I'm hoping to get them to tandem nurse!
post #4 of 9
I like to knit anything and everything. Ive got a whole stash done for chase, here are some pictures. And nursing is going really well. I don't forsee levi weaning anytime soon.


Baby blanket
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/b0192188.jpg

Cabled longies ( Tig yarn)
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/d6db120f.jpg

Kimono, soaker, hat. (Sugarbubbies Mallard)
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/da1ebf79.jpg

Nb / sm soakers ( Dd po8, Mm dragons lair)
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/47669c5b.jpg

Hc shirts
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/fbdbde7f.jpg

Hat and gown from rainbow waters
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/1463ea80.jpg

Shirt / soaker from rainbow waters
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/d2da10a6.jpg

Fcol shirts
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/7e3ee39e.jpg
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/d784204d.jpg

Purewool shorties
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/17a94d15.jpg

Twee baby shorties
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/5ca48863.jpg

Soakers
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/700be681.jpg

Sleep sack ( Tig Tierney)
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/d54432b6.jpg

Handspun single ply cub cuddler, spun by me. ( Disco baby knits, Jungle gent )
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/f11ff582.jpg

This was to be his coming home outfit, but now he is being born at home.
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/ece3d258.jpg

Longies
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/adc1259a.jpg

Hat and socks. Hat is mm woodland in spring, socks are dd froggin. I still have a few more pairs of socks to knit.
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/249bacd4.jpg

Hudson hat, all mm colorways
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/0e617027.jpg

Eb copper patina slipper. Need to finish the other one still
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/3369a57d.jpg
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A small amount of what needs to be knit still.
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/07d141dd.jpg
Fitted diapers
Top row: one mutt, one random fitted, 6 sticky peas nb, 1 scuttlebutt nb
Middle: All mutts, last is a kissaluv 0
Bottom: Nb patooshie pants, last 2 are nb .... im blanking on the name.
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/5b9d4534.jpg

Top row : med or m/l babyshape fitteds. GoneMediocre trimfolds
Bottom: xs bg, ( 3 more otw) 2 small fishnoodles

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/7640693b.jpg


Tickety bu blanket and bity bu
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...2/ea783e2e.jpg
post #5 of 9
Um wow I am seriously impressed. Those all look fantastic! How did you find time to do so much with a 3 year old? Ive made 1 soaker and thats it lol
Eta-my fave are the cabled longies. Yum!
post #6 of 9
Wow, I am really impressed, great work! Good luck with your HBAC!
post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by Dahlea View Post
Um wow I am seriously impressed. Those all look fantastic! How did you find time to do so much with a 3 year old? Ive made 1 soaker and thats it lol
Eta-my fave are the cabled longies. Yum!
Thanks. He still takes a 2 hour nap and I knit at bedtime as well. I have been working on everything since I was 15 weeks or so.
post #8 of 9
Ah yes mine still naps too-and so do I! And I go to sleep before he does or when he does lol.
post #9 of 9
love the stash! i've made 2 soakers and am most of the way through a wrap top. i'm totally antsy looking for a way to kill the next 4 weeks, maybe i should have a knit-a-thon!
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