Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Wee Wednesday: The Cold Weather Cometh

hiking 3


Going up north to Sudbury for Thanksgiving was a chilly wake up call- it was way colder there than in Toronto! There has been a few bouts of early frost, so sadly a lot of leaves were already off the trees, which is completely the opposite of Thanksgiving last year, when it was a riot of stunning colour and so warm you could hike in a t shirt. Here is Lila all bundled up for the drive out:

knit parade

She is wearing: A bonnet and mitts I made for her, a baby sophisticate made by Erica, and tucked under a rainbow blanket made by me. She is also wearing a Ghostbusters onesie. Because she ain't afraid of no ghosts.


Every year when we do the hike, Guy and I have had our photo taken in the same place. This year, we had a family photo:
family shot

And of course, got some photos of Lila's new bonnet, which I absolutely adore. It was a very quick knit (I knit it in an evening), and I made some matching mitts as well. I absolutely love this on her- the colour, the style, it's perfection.
bonnet hike collage
The baby carrier is this one if you are curious.

We did gritty, obvious cell phone snaps in the weeks before the hike. If I leave it untied, she has a tendency to pull it so the whole thing covers her face, and then she flails her arms about. It's hilarious. bonnet collage

38 comments:

Neulisti said...

Such a cutie. Who made those ballet socks? :)

knitalatte said...

Lila looks so adorable in all her knitted attire. Love her hat! What a great family memory. Looks like you had a great time on your hike. Thanks for all the links.

Kristen Jancuk said...

so much cute! love all Lila's knitwear :)

Phyllis said...

Love the knitwear and thank you for the links. Lila continues to grow into her beauty and the look she is giving her father is priceless. You are truly blessed.

Anne Marthe said...

Really nice pictures of the adorable Lila and her family!:)

Kim said...

She looks super adorable covered in all those hand-knits!

Tanis said...

haha! The arm flailing is hilarious! I laughed out loud at that shot. I love that Lila has so many awesome knits and she's not afraid to wear them all at the same time. You go girl!

MelissaHB said...

The bonnet and mitt combo are super cute :-) I got a good laugh after seeing the last photo where her bonnet fell over. I'm expecting in March so I'm looking forward to these moments :-)

Also: Thanks for the link for the Beco Gemini Baby carrier. I've been on the look out for a comfortable, ergonomic and somewhat stylish baby carrier. I just purchased one. Thanks :-)

Silvia M. said...

Oh my goodness, cuteness overload! :)

iikku said...

She is so cute =) Love all knitwear.

Paula said...

She is such a cutie! I love seeing all of the amazingly cute things you've knit for her.

Voie de Vie said...

I'm with Tanis - love that shot of her little flailing arms! And the fact that she's a handknit maven with all those handmade goodies worn at once.

I also love the hiking tradition on Thanksgiving and the fact that you're getting her out there on the trail at a nice, early age.

Katie said...

I can't resist commenting on every post with pictures of Lila, she's so cute! And you're right, that bonnet is the perfect color on her. I love bright, bold colors on babies!

Evelyn said...

Your whole family looks beautiful, Julie! Lila is a delight and those handknits made me smile. She'll never be able to wear store-bought knits ... ever!

Monita said...

OMG! She's so cute! I love the bonnet, it looks great on her. :-)

Cassy said...

I love the entire baby ensemble! She's adorable and looks quite cozy.

Knit-Zilla said...

Lila is a lucky girl, with a Mom who can make such incredible knits. Thanks for sharing the pictures, and the pattern.

TytoAlbaCreates said...

That bonnet is adorable! I absolutely love the yarn choice. So vibrant and colorful!

Danette said...

What a beautiful little family you are! I love all of Lila's wonderful handknits :)

Preeti said...

Gorgeous knitwear all around! What a fun way to spend Thanksgiving :)

karen alho said...

Thanks for the smile.
You , Guy and Miss L! :)
I don't miss the cold weather, at all! But I do miss the lovely woods.

eliza said...

Lila is so photogenic! Love the bonnet (especially in that color!), and the baby sophisticate is extra cute!

Jolene said...

Just when I think she can't get any cuter, she flails her arms. Priceless!

Lucy Chen said...

so so cute!

Blonde said...

Lila looks so cosy in all those woolens! To paraphrase Elizabeth Zimmerman, there's nothing more heart warming than seeing a sweet baby covered in hand knits!!!

Lisle said...

Love all the glamour shots, but my favorite photo is the bottom left, where she's sharing the love. So cute!!

Dudis said...

Olá, que belas fotos, que bela família, é tudo tão lindo, e a Lila está mesmo bonita, uma amor, adorei o gorro e as luvas a combinar, tudo lhe fica bem. Parabéns por tudo, bjos doces

Diabollical said...

Oh my....Lila is soo damn cute....in all the teeny weeny knits....
Great family pictures!

Brendaknits said...

Absolutely adorable. Great outdoor shots of our north country.

Maryse said...

Your daughter changed so much already! She's a beauty like her parents! ;-)

Kristen said...

Oh my! She is just gorgeous!

oceane* said...

that girl is adorable.
she looks so calm and pleased with herself!
did you knit the purple slipper? very cute!

*also: sorry for my english, i think.

knit by nat said...

She is getting so big! What a little cutie pie! Great pix! Lovely knits!

Jacey said...

Ack, the cuteness. I love the pout face cell phone photo, especially. Her new ensemble is adorable! And kudos on the ghostbusters shirt. ;)

Nat at Made in Home said...

All the knitting and that cuteness, so beautiful! A very happy post!

Yarny Days said...

So cute! She is so decked out! Love.

Yarny Days said...

So cute! Love her all decked out in handknits.

kylen said...

Your baby is beautiful! And so is the knitting as well. :)