Being Auntie [A Story of Survival]

     The past few months have been very slow for me knitting wise. I was having a hard time finding the time or motivation to knit anything... Which is a rare and scary feeling for me. For the past few weeks my youngest niece had been visiting with us. Yes, for the past few weeks my 2 year old silly little ball of energy niece who sprints like the wind and tries to lock herself in dark bedrooms was in my care during the day and most of the night.

Taking care of young children is fun but challenging none the less. Getting her up and ready to go during the coldest days of the year has taught me many things. I am a creative person person so naturally I spend a lot of time and dedicate a lot of thought and energy to creating things that are neat and thoughtful as well as functional. Minutes after she left I deep cleaned the house. Then I got to work on the latest addition to my shop. This items design was entirely inspired by my little niece and my experiences taking care of her.