I hesitated showing you this. Indeed, I am still a little weary. Just don’t judge me folks. Don’t judge.
So I went away to a cabin for a fun weekend with 6 amazing girlfriends. This is the second year we have gotten together like this, we plan activities, eat good food, and share stories and ideas with each other. It is a great time. So there is the set up. Now onto the slightly embarrassing part…
An activity was planned for Friday night. A tongue-in-cheek crafty exercise that was ridiculous and fun…we created paper doll men for each other.
We were each given a bag filled with all kinds of supplies (popsicle sticks, beads, thread, yarn) and shared a bunch of stickers, paper, markers and such to create everyone’s dream come true. I know, it is silly. I loved it.
So how did I start? Well, I mentioned there was yarn right? Only problem, no needles. But there were popsicle sticks…so I cast on. Everything else flowed from there.
Meet Dr. Peter Jacobsen, a professor of English at the University of Idaho and future husband to my friend Angie:
What professor doesn’t need a striped sweater vest? And notice how the colors match on both sides…see, I am even OCD when I knit for paper dolls.
Interested in my man? I was too. Until I met him:
Why oh why did I ever mention my new obsession with the show Dog the Bounty Hunter? At least my Dog has a sensitive side. I know this because he is holding a chef’s hat in one of his hands. I guess men who cook are sensitive? At least this is what I was told. It doesn’t really matter though, it is not like I have ever gone for the sensitive ones. Perhaps this is my problem.
The following 11 comments were originally left at blogspirit:
Yes but what’s in the OTHER Hand? And did you say you were with girlfriends? Better go with grrlfriends from now on;-)
So your little knitted vest was too cute! And as for Dawg he looks like some of the kids I work with now. Maybe when they turn 18 and aren’t jail bait I can introduce you to them, if they get off of probabtion. J/K. I am obsessed with dog the Bounty Hunter too. Mine is more for the shots of home, though. Funny story, Dog and Leland went out to catch a guy out in Hauula. Guess what? It was down the street from where Matt and his family used to live and he knew the family who lived there. AH!!!
*LMFAO* too funny!! I have to say that I LOVE the vest!! *L*
you just can’t get away from the knitting can you, erin! :0) i *love vesty man- the professor is definately cool! and your guy- definately sensitive. the best ones usually come in strange packages… x
Okay, now you’re scaring me. Were we separated at birth? First it was Monarch and now it’s Dog. (I’m so totally a closet Dog watcher!!!) 🙂
Wow. I can’t believe you haven’t found this man and forced him to marry you in his chef hat.
That is SUCH a cute and inspiring idea.
Dog rules! I’ve gotten my entire family hooked on him.
That’s AWESOME! What fun friends 🙂 At least you don’t look like Dog’s wife…ay, ay, ay.
I mean, how could you NOT fall for a man in a sleeveless vest, sneakers, and a bowler hat? Really now, I’d like to see what woman COULD resist him.
🙂 Looks like fun.
I think the only thing you can deduce about a man who likes to cook is that he’s a man who likes to eat sometimes. Vocation does not equal personality. I knew this incredibly gifted saxophone player who was the meanest, most bigoted misogynist I’ve ever met, and I work with a former Marine and current Air National Guard reservist who is one of the most sensitive, thoughtful men I know.
You are the MacGyver of knitting–popcicle stitcks, that’s awesome! Were they the flat kind or were they round?