I just finished Josie’s baby blanket.

I bound off using a size 7 needle and the 6th bind off on this page: http://weebleknits.blogspot.com/2003/05/stretchy-bind-offs.html

I want to keep this handy because I keep referring back to it. I hope someday I’ll remember how to do this automatically. The easiest thing is to just use larger needles.

My daughter didn’t want traditional pink or yellow. She chose purple for her new little girl. This yarn has a pearly white strand running through it that adds a bit of “glitz.” I think she’ll like it.

I finally got the invitations to the shower mailed.

I had forgotten that Monday was a postman’s holiday. Hopefully everyone will forgive me that I asked them to RSVP so quickly. It’s ok, in all we have invited about 60 guests. If the laws of invites hold true, 75% of them will come and that leaves us with about 45. Now to figure out the food. Do I make it myself or buy pre-made? I’m being a little Martha Stewart-y about all this. I have to count tables and chairs and tea cups. I’ll probably end up buying paper ones. I wish they were shaped like tea cups rather than coffee cups. Other than that I hope it doesn’t rain. It would be nice to do this in the backyard. Martha would have a conniption

about my back yard though. Maybe she would get up early in the morning to plant petunias!

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