Owen’s 30th day is this coming week, and there’s a chance the paperwork will be a bit delayed. No cause for panic, but we’re going to continue to lay low.

While we do that, and I master the art of blogging one-handed and praise the Kobo app on my iPhone that provides effortless one-handed reading, I thought I’d show off three yarn projects I’ve completed in the last few weeks. And I’ll sneak in a photo of the baby, whose cheeks are fattening up daily. I’m very lucky to be able to poke and kiss them whenever I want.

Project the First: Crocheted Lace Shawl

This is the shawl I started making for my new sister-in-law over the summer and watched, like, three straight (heh) seasons of The L Word in December to finish. More details over at CrochetMe.com and on Ravelry.

Project the Second: Giant Wool Granny Square Throw

I started this in the fall of 2009 and finished it fairly quickly, save for weaving in the ends. Now it lives on my in-laws’ sofa. More details at CrochetMe.com and on Ravelry.

Project the Third: Wee Knitted Baby Blanket

This is the project I started back when we were going through our adoption application last spring, then I put it down with only around twenty rows left to go. I picked it up when Owen came along, and it took me two weeks to knit those rows. About which I feel triumphant, thankyouverymuch. More on Ravelry.

Oh look, crafts!

This is what I like to call his “puh-puh-puh-pucker face, puh-puh-pucker face”.

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