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6 Month Checkup

Tiri had her six month check-up today, she has grown so much!! She's 16 1/2 pounds now, and she's 26 inches long. She started out at 5lbs and 19 inches.

Here she is not too long after birth:



She also had shots today. I nursed her through them... up until the first needle went in, anyway. I always feel so bad, she stops and thinks about it for a second, and then she cries sooooo hard. I want to cry with her, but that wouldn't do her any good. At least at her next one in June she won't have any shots. :-)

I finished her sunhat today while we were waiting.



The pattern I found on Ravelry, it was free, which my favorite kind! Here is a pattern link:

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/flared-shell-brimmed-hat

This pattern seems extremely versitile. I eyeballed it to her size, which was very simple, and there are instructions in the pattern for altering the size too. I plan to make more, some for her and some for the folks on Pine Ridge Reservation. I made it with less than a ball of Lily and Cream Cotton yarn.

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