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He Knits Too,,,,

I love my husband very, very much.

This morning, Jerek finished the sweater he has been working on for me since a few days after our wedding.

He used Lion Brand Homespun in a lovely pink and purple colorway. The pattern came from a Better Homes and Gardens book, and he used sizes 8 and 10 needles. Most of it was completed on metal needles, but while he was working on the back, he decided to try a circular bamboo to make it easier to hold the weight. I have made another bamboo needle convert. :-)

I wore the sweater today when we took my uncle to the doctor's office, and it was warm! It was a beautifully warm day, and I was hot part of the time with it over a tee shirt and no coat. I'm very glad to have such a warm sweater, though, because it always gets cold again.

Jerek was so proud of himself to finish it up and give it to me, and I was proud of him too. When I wear it, I know I am literally wrapped up in his love.


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