I’m sure everyone has had those moments where they wish they were a better parent (It’s not uncommon). My latest motherly guilt comes from not knitting more for my daughter. Last year she requested a pink sweater. I happily obliged quickly knit her the “Mini Rock Rose” cardigan( I’m not really a person with a passion for pink, but it’s what she wanted). It is a really clear and well written (although it looks intimidating) pattern. I was able to knit the whole sweater in about 10 days (I really can’t remember). She didn’t wear it immediately but know she has to wear it everywhere. In fact we get in to arguments about her wearing it. Let me clarify even when I try to be a good mom and wear a warm coat when it’s cold she insists on wearing it all the time. I am glad she loves it. I mean I used to “hate” when my mom sewed my clothes. I wanted store-bought all the time as a kid but we couldn’t afford it.
So after I realized how I should appreciate this moment, I decided it is time to cast on another sweater or so misc. item. I am suffering from mom guilt… She won’t always want hand knits, and may not like a green sweater, but clearly I need to put my needs of not wanting a crazy amount of WIPs aside and make her some knitwear.