Birthday exchange!

Purl Jam does this awesome birthday exchange thing.  We get assigned to knit for someone’s birthday, like a Secret Santa exchange.  Usually we have a theme like hats, cowls, mitts, etc., but this year the knitter/giver gets to choose.  Well, yesterday was my actual birthday, and tonight was Knit Night, so I was on the receiving end, yay!

Here’s how it went:

It was a surprisingly big package, to start with.  I was intrigued.



I don’t know what caused this goofy expression, but it was too precious not to include.

What IS this face???

What IS this face???

A knitted bag!  It has so many lovely details.

What a beautiful bag!

What a beautiful bag!

And there were some little goodies, too, including fabric from a town about 20 minutes from my home town in Wisconsin.

You'll see the reason for THIS face in the next photo.

You’ll see the reason for THIS face in the next photo.

A classic “up north” scene.

Very Wisconsin fabric!

Very Wisconsin fabric!

Knitter and knittee.

Thanks, Nan!

Thanks, Nan!

I love how simple and sturdy this bag is.  I can’t wait to use it!


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