I'm off again for a few days...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Arch, 12 Oct 2007.

  1. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    ...on Monday to see my sister and little Oli.

    Not sure whether he'll still like me, judging by the expression on his face when we tried his new cardigan on last time. I think he's thinking "What the f*** have they dressed me in now!?"


    He'll grow into it, I'm assured.

    This time, he's getting a ball, with a rattle inside it.

    Has anyone ever seen that card they sell in Oxfam shops, the old photo of a little boy in a really big hat, poncho and scarf, and the caption is, "Life would be so much better if only my Mother would stop knitting"...?
  2. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    Blimey, that cardigan is just like the one I wear at home.:blush:
  3. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    You didn't leave it round at Arch's did you?

    No, I think it would be too big for you Patrick:ohmy:
  4. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    did she shrink it in the wash? or the cardigan :blush:
  5. Canrider

    Canrider Guru

  6. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Aw, he's lovely. But wtf have you dressed him in? :blush::ohmy:
  7. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Colne, Lancs
    It's not the cardigan he's worried about, he's thinking:
    'Do I have to be laid down upon such a garish rug?'
  8. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    V. sweet. Cardies are in this year...the Val Doonican look....:blush:
  9. NickM

    NickM Veteran

    I say, highly skillful knitting!

    If I can find a pattern, can you knit me a recumbent trike?
  10. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    that sure looks like a LOT of padding. Are you introducing him into DH early? :blush:
  11. OP

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Noooooo..... People have started to notice my mania for knitting, and are suggesting more and more odd things to knit. I've done a ferret, there's a mongoose in production, last week I did an armadillo, someone else suggested an inflatable pufferfish, and then today, someone suggested a scale model of York Minster! And I'm a terrible one for taking up a challenge!

    Sam, the 'rug' is a handmade quilt from a family friend, with puffins on it, and very sweet...

    Canrider, yeah, he normally waves his arms around much more, I think he was a bit weighed down....

    Bonj: DH?
  12. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    google it. ( I think it's high time it's my turn to say that. :blush:)
    call yourself a cyclist if you dont' know what DH means?:angry:
  13. Maggot

    Maggot Guest

    He is on the floor isn't he? You haven't cleverly knitted a cardi out of the hooky side of some velcro and stuck him on a wall hanging:ohmy:
  14. OP

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK

    Oh. Gotcha. Had to go to the second page of google after the Dept of Health, D H Lawrence and the De Havilland Tiger Moth, but I assume you mean Down Hill...

    If I have anything to do with it, he'll be doing proper cycling....:angry:
  15. OP

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    I think that could be the next must-have item for the busy working mum...!
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