My latest project was delivered on Saturday 27th February – at 17.01, just in time for tea – after 9 and a half hours of hard work from this tired mum.  We’ve named him Harry Michael and his big brother Luke is very proud of him.

Most of the items that I knitted or crocheted for his arrival are too big – even though he weighed 9lb 5oz at birth – but the blanket that I finished a few days before his arrival is perfect.

We’re still finding our feet – trying to get feeding and sleep in synch – and my body isn’t recovering as well this time so I’m likely to be out of commission for a while. Thankfully I have a 5yr old willing helper, well for 5 mins before his arms get tired …