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There has been month I posted on the blog. Well, I don't know where to start... the world has changed around me: we moved to our new home, started to renovate it, but we are still living between boxes, the home office, the bedroom and one bathroom is already updated and I hope that next month our kitchen will be done.
But above all these everyday happenings, I am having much more greater news: our family of two is going to be a real family! We are expecting our first baby!
We both feel super excited and happy about the baby. I am 15-week pregnant now and seems that the rough first period has been over and my energy level started to rise again. Since I have stopped intense sport activities, my ol' strength won't turn back for a while, but I am very glad that I can stay awake more than 8 hours in a day.

So what's up with knitting?  During our extremely hot summer in Europe I haven't knit anything, but as the heat stopped, I started to work on three projects.
This pile of yarn is going to be a new sweater:
The sweater is designed by Joji Locatelli. Easy-peasy, but as working on a loose-fit sweater with sport-weight yarn is time-consuming, this is just a bedside project. The finished jumper hopefully will fit also in the third trimester.
Here is Joji's project:
I have also began to knit a purl-stitch sweater. Sshh... I am working in the round with knit stitches and going to fold it out ;)
It is from Knit.Wear. Gosh, I love that magazine! So feminine knits! With this one I try to hurry to be able to wear it at least a couple times before my belly expands excessively.
The third project is already done! It is a sweater for my sweet little dog. So let me to introduce you another new member of our family: she is Dragé, the puglet! My Instagram friends have already met her, I can't stop posting pictures of her cute face.

I haven't knit anything for the baby yet and the baby room is still empty. I think it would be too early to start preparing. But naturally all my thoughts been roaming around the motherhood, parenthood and around the baby, so now I am collecting ideas and scheduling the winter months.

This time I am not participating in linky parties :)


  1. Congratiulations, I'm so happy for you and your husband! What a great news!
    Nice projects are started, I'm looking forward to see the results.

  2. Oh my goodness! A lot of changes for you lately. Congrats on the baby and the pup!! That face is just tooo cute!!!

  3. Congratulations for the baby!!!!!!!!!!!! So happy for you!!!!!!!
    xxxxxxxxxx Ale


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