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A Knitter Is Born

Dear Readers,
A quick bulletin to let everybody know that our online pal Jo has given birth to a big, beautiful boy. Yip hippy hooray! They’re still working on his name, and our humble suggestion is either Mason, Dixon, or Koigu.
We send lots of love over to England from Nashville and New York. We look forward to hearing about Jo and Rob’s adventures in parenthood.
Ann and Kay




  1. Or Mason *and* Dixon, as a first and a middle name! I actually know boys named Mason, and I think Dixon is acceptable too (although around here we used to have girls named Dixie).
    Well. I’m glad that’s settled.

  2. *Congratulations* Jo !
    Fantastic news.I confess that I was starting to get anxious. :0)

  3. Congrats!

  4. congratulations, jo and rob!
    smiley kelli ann

  5. jo….your life is changed forever, in the best possible way…. enjoy every waking moment….(there will be plenty!)…. the babe will be wanting the car keys before you have time to blink!….. kudos!

  6. Congratulations Jo & Rob!! I’m with MaryB. Mason Dixon is a great name – wait till he realises he’s named after a knitting blog!

  7. Happy day!
    Congratulations and all the very best wishes.

  8. Many congratulations!

  9. Congratulations to Jo and Rob. Love the name suggestions. 🙂

  10. Congratulations, Jo, who I am sure will not have time to read this…..There is always Rowan, or Kaffe……..
    Well done, just remember that the first thirty years are the worst….
    Love, Jill

  11. Isn’t Jo in Wales? How about Maxen, one of the heroes of the Welsh masterpiece The Mabinogion? (Okay, and maybe because it sounds like a blend of Mason and Dixon.)
    Wherever you are, Jo, best and warmest wishes for you and yours!

  12. Congratulations Jo!

  13. Congratulations. I, too, was thinking about this baby at least once a day until now.
    I recently heard a VERY wise comment on parenthood. Those of us who are on the upslope (my younger one is 11) recognize the complete truth to the statement:
    “The days are long; the years are short.”


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