I made myself a pair of flannel pajamas. I love the birdie flannel, but JoAnn's didn't have enough for both shirt and pants, so I used aqua houndstooth flannel for the pants. With a little orange-flowered ribbon tag. I used black grosgrain ribbon, free from the fabric outlet with my last purchase, to finish the hems, trim the pockets, and make a drawstring.
I loved how these little black buttons complemented the flannel, but I needed one more button. I decided to simply add another pretty button - why on earth do all 5 buttons need to match? They all look good together, and suddenly, I see a middle ground between seeking matched buttons and mismatching buttons for the hobo/boho look.
Since I'm practically middle-aged, I've noticed I really go for the middle ground on every issue.
I also made my husband a pair of boring grey pajama pants and fleece leopard print lounge pants for myself. Too boring to photograph and too private to model.
And here is Christy getting me back on track with my wool socks. She's an excellent, patient teacher and I've never seen anyone knit as fast as she can.
When I get past the heel, I'm going straight back to Christy's house to drink tea again and let her coach me through the next steps. The best way to knit!