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WIP Wednesday and a FO!

You who follow me on Instagram already know this but I have actually finished Magnus's birthday pullover, hooray! It was probably one of the most time consuming and ambitious knitting projects I've ever done, and I already told Magnus that next year he will get something that was knitted with big needles and heavy yarn. Or maybe a hat.

But it's done and it looks really great! And the non-birthday boy was really happy and pleased with it. Even though his birthday was 92 days ago... so I was horribly late with my gift. I already joked that I should probably cast on for  his next present immediately so that I might be finished on time for his next b-day... 

This is such a nice pullover. And incase you forgot, the pattern is from Brooklyn Tweed's BTMen Volume 2 collection and it's the Jackdaw by Norah Gaughan. I used medium gray Drops Baby Merino for it. I'll show you more photos as soon as I get Magnus to model it for me (hopefully this weekend; the day light is so scarce right now and it's already dark when he comes home, and I prefer taking photos in the natural light.)

I'm trying to get all my Christmas gifts ready so that's keeping me busy at the moment. I've already finished two hats, and I still have a couple of baby knits left to do for my godson. If I have time I might also knit something for my parents, because they are always really happy when I knit something for them, but I'm not taking any pressure since baby-Theo is taking quite a lot of my time. I'm also making photo albums with baby pictures for my grandparents, it's so much fun, but I'm also shocked how much Theo has already grown in these first 4 months! I can't believe how tiny he has been!

How about you, are you giving handmade gifts this year?

Here's a little sneak peek of our Christmas card photoshoot. Aren't these two just the cutest!

Ps. I'm editing this about 5 hours after I originally posted this, because I just realised that it isn't Wednesday today but actually Thursday already. Here's maternity leave for you all in a nutshell! All the days are basically similar, so no wonder I get a bit confused every now and then. Haha :) But hey, that just means that we are one day closer to the weekend, yay!


  1. Lucky Magnus! And your card and photoshoot are so cute!

  2. Congratulations! It looks great! I love the card - such a great idea!!!

  3. I love your card for Magnus- congratulations on being 34 and 92 days old! Love it. And the sneak peek of the Christmas card looks freaking adorable!!

    1. Haha, well I couldn't wish him happy birthday anymore since I'm already over 3 months late :D

  4. Congrats on finishing the cardigan, and I love the ginger man - costume! I'm in the midst of my gift knitting too. I'm doing my best and trying not to get stressed out about it!

    1. Theo got the costume from his aunt, I also adore it!

      In the past I've usually stressed about xmas knitting as well, but this year I'm trying not to panic, with the baby I'm lucky to get any knitting done at all :) hopefully you'll finish everything in time so you can also find time to relax and enjoy!


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