Ides

Beware the Ides of march!  Unless, of course, you are my friend in France.  In that case, one should eat cake on the Ides of March!

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I, for one, am rawther shocked it is already the middle of the month.  Last I checked, it was February.  But somewhere in that past month, I have knitted three little toys–the last of which is Lulu the Nautilus!

Although I couldn’t explain why, I firmly believe that Nautilus toys look best knitted in cotton.  This one is machine-washable cotton, to save the baby’s mother some angst, and, saving me some angst, came from The Stash.  I followed the Nautie pattern exactly, changing only needle size used.  And, of course, the eyes were embroidered by Hermanita.

An aside: everything I have knitted this year has come from The Stash.  There’s a chance it will become the theme of the year. What theme has your knitting taken thus far in 2012?

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