The Nutcracker Ballet

3 months of 45 minute weekly classes

12 timbits

3 costume adjustments

2  3 hour rehearsals

2  4 hour dress rehearsals

6 early arrivals at the theatre

8 sessions of putting hair in ballet bun

17 hours in the dressing room

30 minutes on stage

6 performances before sold out audiences

one bouquet

equals one happy Russian Dancer!


Mom’s ballet knitting?
5 scarves – only 3 shown here
2 pairs toddler socks
3 teenie ornament socks
2/3 mobeus capelet – not shown

edited to add pics of one missing scarf and the completed mobeus wrap!


4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Rachel
    Dec 12, 2007 @ 18:35:34

    Wow! You got a lot of knitting done during all of that! Congrats to both you and DD!


  2. Susan
    Dec 13, 2007 @ 11:46:54

    Wow, you guys have been busy but I bet it was a wonderful time.

    I cant remember if I emailed you, but the mittens arrived and they are adorable!!!! Thank you so much.


  3. Seahorse
    Dec 14, 2007 @ 19:47:18

    How dedicated you both are! Great stuff!

    Love yout thrift shop sweater kit!


  4. Kathy A
    Dec 18, 2007 @ 00:42:07

    and a STAR in your future. What a lovely way to put it! I smiled my way through your entire message. congratulations to the budding ballerina and her family


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