Tonight this precious little man is off on a big jet plane, with his Mummy and Daddy, to enjoy a holiday in a country far away.
Though it’s summer there, it can still be a bit chilly. So Nanna (his great-grandma), Sarah (his aunty) and I (his grandma) each decided to make Jack something comforting and warm for the trip.
Nanna made him a beautiful blue woollen jumper. I know he liked it because he immediately reached out his little hand to stroke the soft texture. Ahh, there’s nothing like a hand-knitted jumper from Nanna.
Sarah decided Jack needed a light but snuggly flannelette quilt, to keep him warm.
She simply sandwiched two pieces of flannelette together – one plain red and the other featuring yellow ducklings – and quilted them with straight diagonal lines.
Then she bound it with a blue starry cotton, perfect for a little boy who needs a comforting snuggle as he travels.
I’m so proud at the way she’s mastered the art of the mitred corner …
Finally, I made Jack a pair of crocheted sneaker-style booties so his little toes won’t get cold.