Sunday, April 1, 2012

This post could also be titled: "How I take my jacket off"




And that's how you take a jacket off.  And then you can just hold it like so:  *


THIS sweater.  I LOVES it.  Seriously, love with an S.  That's how I feel.  Sometimes I bring it into bed with me; and we snuggle.  The husband got it for me for Valentine's Day (yes, that stupid day that no one who is IN a relationship cares about but is somehow very important when you are NOT in a relationship and in the end, for me, is just an excuse to get a present).

A little more about the jacket: it's more of a sweater.  A sweater jacket.  It's 100% wool, hand spun, hand knitted.  The wool isn't over-processed so it retains a lot of its original lanolin making it water-proof.  And it's really really warm.  It's called a Cowichan Sweater (made by the Cowichan native people on the island I live on...now you can use your smarts and figure out what island I live on). Mine is fun because it is hand numbered and registered and not a cheap knock-off (not that I don't like cheap things...I do...but in this case real is better).

Anyway...because you wanted to know ALL about the sweater.  I know you did.  I just have wanted one forever!  And you know how that is?  Like a Chanel 2.55.  I want one.  One day.  I told my husband to get me one for my fortieth.

We are going to have to start saving tomorrow.


Heart: Kimberellie


ps. I totally got this Gap sweater for 12 bucks.  And then I looked under all the sticky price tags to see the original price: 64.95.   I think 64.95 for this sweater is a lot of bullsh__t.

pps: I'm smiling at my children in the photos.  Baby Violet seemed especially pleased that I was having my picture taken.

outfit details:
cowichan sweater: gift from tall handsome man
skirt: gap $10 (?) or 5, can't recall
sweater: gap $12
tights: I don't know.  cheap.
shoes: vintage $8

*actually, it took a bit to figure out how to hold it.  Holding sweaters is not my forte.

4 comments:

  1. Well yeah, I can totally see why you love these things. BECAUSE THEY ARE AWESOME!

    Just like you!

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  2. Aww, look at those teeth! (Violet's although yours are nice too.) That sounds like a special sweater and a wonderful Valentine's gift. You're looking adorable, as ever. I can't believe how long your hair is!

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  3. I have a sweater like that made by my grandma for my aunt as a teen, who gave it to me. I love it and it's so very warm. Well done Mike! And Violet is so adorable and has grown so very much!

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  4. shut the front door. that baby is SO adorable!!!!!!!!!!!! of course i shouldn't be surprised. you make cute babies :) and i'm so so so glad you're blogging again!!!!!!!!

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