Monday, March 05, 2007

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    will become forever what I've done.
    -Wislawa Szymborska

    Someone really wants a pair of handknit socks . . .

    Details, and color photos to follow.

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    80 Comments:

    Blogger Liz K. said...

    Jaw dropped!!!!!!

    Congratulations!!!

    Hooray!!!!!

    Beautiful.

    3/05/2007 7:12 PM  
    Blogger Beth said...

    Congrats!

    3/05/2007 7:13 PM  
    Blogger Elinor said...

    Yep, I saw that one coming! YAY! Congratulations! Will there be any wedding knitting???? Details, details! When? East Coast/West Coast?

    That's great news! I hope you two are very happy. You certainly make a cute couple!

    3/05/2007 7:17 PM  
    Blogger Inky said...

    LOL, he deserves at least a sweater!

    lovely and many congrats!!

    3/05/2007 7:17 PM  
    Anonymous Kristen said...

    How wonderful! Congratulations to the two of you.

    3/05/2007 7:33 PM  
    Anonymous jennie said...

    I had a sneaking suspicion :)

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    What a lovely, lovely ring!

    3/05/2007 7:39 PM  
    Anonymous Kris said...

    Oh my goodness! I have to de-lurk for this one!!

    Congratulations!!!!!!! Woo Hoo.

    3/05/2007 7:48 PM  
    Anonymous i.d.d.a. said...

    I knew it was coming! Not only socks, but a sweater too! Congratulations and best wishes.
    Can hardly wait to see the color photos and read the details!

    3/05/2007 7:49 PM  
    Anonymous Wonerland Knitter said...

    Gorgeous ring!

    Very lucky guy!

    Waiting to hear details!

    Congratultaions!

    3/05/2007 7:55 PM  
    Blogger leah said...

    Squeeeee!

    3/05/2007 7:58 PM  
    Blogger Jenn said...

    CONGRATS! I cannot wait to hear the story - this is so exciting!

    3/05/2007 8:16 PM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Congratulations! I have been reading your blog and enjoying your budding relationship. Lord bless you both

    3/05/2007 8:16 PM  
    Anonymous Nicole W said...

    WHAT? WHAT?!

    Is that what I think it is? Congratulations!

    Can I come to the wedding?

    I am in shock. Good shock.

    3/05/2007 8:21 PM  
    Blogger silverarrowknits said...

    Congratulations! That is sooo wonderful. I am so happy for you!

    3/05/2007 8:39 PM  
    Blogger Pam said...

    Congratulations to both of you! Not just socks, but a lifetime of them. And a sweater or two. All in good time!

    Hurray! And the ring's beautiful as well. Blessings -

    3/05/2007 8:58 PM  
    Blogger Jessica said...

    Congrats! Can't wait to see the ring in person.

    3/05/2007 9:10 PM  
    Blogger Beth said...

    Congratulations! I am so excited for you!

    3/05/2007 9:25 PM  
    Blogger Kate D. said...

    Still have perma-grin from your phone call. You're right: the ring's gorgeous. I'm so happy for you both.

    And double yay! Nicole W posted! Exciting! Nicole, I miss you!

    I am feeling positively Whitman-esque with this explosion of exclamation points but, really, I think the situation merits excessive usage.

    3/05/2007 10:15 PM  
    Anonymous tiennie said...

    Yay!! Congratulations!

    3/05/2007 10:51 PM  
    Anonymous Marisa said...

    Woohoo!! Congrats!

    3/05/2007 11:46 PM  
    Blogger Jessica said...

    Congratulations!

    3/06/2007 12:27 AM  
    Blogger OzKnitter said...

    Congrats! What a gorgeous ring.

    3/06/2007 1:53 AM  
    Blogger Zefiber said...

    Congrats! Are you going to knit yourself a wedding dress, or at least a wedding shawl?

    3/06/2007 2:09 AM  
    Blogger Charleen said...

    Congratulations! What wonderful news. Best wishes for a life of love and happiness!

    3/06/2007 2:30 AM  
    Blogger reluctantMANGO said...

    De-lurking to say congrats! That is a stunning ring!!

    3/06/2007 3:21 AM  
    Blogger sloth-knits said...

    Congratulations! What a beautiful ring! May you have many happy years together (oh, the things some people will do for handknits :) ).

    And if you do knit a wedding shawl, make sure you have a dress (or at least a dress style) picked out first. As much as I like my Tina Shawl, something about it just didn't work with the dress at all, so I ended up not wearing it.

    3/06/2007 4:00 AM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    holy cow! what a gorgeous ring. very beautifu.

    3/06/2007 4:02 AM  
    Blogger Carole Knits said...

    I had a feeling this was coming. Best wishes!

    3/06/2007 4:20 AM  
    Anonymous Mary Lou said...

    Oh Theresa I wish you both every happiness! Better start on those socks...

    3/06/2007 5:03 AM  
    Blogger Valerie Owens said...

    Wow Theresa!!! Congrats! I can't wait to hear the story! (yes, i still read your blog, even tho i haven't written in forever!)

    3/06/2007 5:57 AM  
    Blogger Marsha said...

    What a go Beau! That's one way to get those socks....lol Congratulations Theresa!
    And YES we want details of the proposal!!

    3/06/2007 6:03 AM  
    Blogger Toasty Joe said...

    Yay T! Congrats. Can't wait to meet the lucky fella.

    3/06/2007 6:14 AM  
    Blogger Barbara said...

    congrats!

    What a beautiful ring.

    Many happy years together.

    3/06/2007 6:21 AM  
    Blogger Jerry & Maxy said...

    Congratulations!!! So so so exciting!

    3/06/2007 6:28 AM  
    Anonymous Liz said...

    Wow! How exciting, you both look so happy in the photos you've posted.

    I think this is the first time I've commented.


    Congrats.

    3/06/2007 6:31 AM  
    Blogger Karen said...

    Had to de-lurk! Congrats! That boy deserves socks, sweater, scarf, hat, gloves, ipod cozy...a whole ensemble!

    3/06/2007 6:38 AM  
    Anonymous Pat said...

    Congratulations Theresa!! Such a surprise (well not really - it was coming...) to open your blog and see your beautiful ring! May you have a joyful marriage!

    3/06/2007 6:47 AM  
    Blogger Disentangled said...

    Yay!!! Congrats!!!

    3/06/2007 6:49 AM  
    Blogger LaVerna said...

    I'd say he wants more than socks!Congrats!

    3/06/2007 6:58 AM  
    Blogger Pat K said...

    How wonderful! Congratulations!

    3/06/2007 7:12 AM  
    Blogger Elizabeth said...

    Congratulations! And what a beautiful and special ring. May you always feel as special and loved as I'm sure you do right now.

    3/06/2007 7:32 AM  
    Blogger Rebecca said...

    GASP!

    I was wondering how long it would take :-)

    Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!

    3/06/2007 7:37 AM  
    Blogger Margene said...

    Gasp!! Congrats, grrl! That man deserves a sweater ;-)

    3/06/2007 7:42 AM  
    Blogger Karin said...

    Lucky girl! Congrats!

    3/06/2007 7:54 AM  
    Anonymous nova said...

    Knitted socks indeed! Congratulations!

    3/06/2007 8:13 AM  
    Blogger Wool Winder said...

    Congratulations and best wishes! You better break out the good yarn for those socks.

    3/06/2007 8:23 AM  
    Blogger amy said...

    congratulations, that is so exciting. what a beautiful ring!

    3/06/2007 8:31 AM  
    Blogger theflitgirl said...

    So does this mean I have to start knitting YOUR chuppah soon? Perhaps the better gift would be to not make one for you that you would then feel obligated to use. Also since neither of you is Jewish, it would be somewhat unnecessary. I think I'll leave the knitting to you and will instead go hit up NY's finest rare book stores :) You found your Gilbert!

    3/06/2007 8:34 AM  
    Blogger Rosemary said...

    Wow, congratulations!

    3/06/2007 8:37 AM  
    Anonymous Dad said...

    We are as thrilled to have this wonderful new son, as we were having a beautiful daughter 26 years ago.
    And, no tuition expense or childbirth anguish!!

    Love you, Dad and Mom

    3/06/2007 9:11 AM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    *GASP*

    Yay! I hope you have some lovely sock yarn picked out for him! :D

    Emily (yarnmiracle)

    3/06/2007 9:53 AM  
    Blogger Kim said...

    Oh, happy happy news! Congratulations! Now someone needs to get on organizing an online knitblog shower!

    3/06/2007 9:56 AM  
    Blogger JayJay said...

    I'm so excited for you! It's absolutely beautiful! :) I think he's really earned some socks now! ;)

    3/06/2007 11:19 AM  
    Anonymous Donna said...

    Congratulations - it couldn't happen to a nicer knitter :)

    3/06/2007 11:45 AM  
    Blogger knitseashore said...

    Congratulations to you both!!!!

    You look so good together, and I wish you every happiness. :)

    3/06/2007 12:43 PM  
    Blogger Janelle said...

    Gorgeous! Congratulations to you both!

    3/06/2007 2:23 PM  
    Blogger GamecockDoc said...

    Gorgeous! Congratulations!

    3/06/2007 2:27 PM  
    Anonymous Anonymous said...

    This is the Beau's Mom and Dad, and we are as thrilled as Theresa's parents are! You are both super, extra special people and we love you.

    3/06/2007 2:52 PM  
    Anonymous Cora said...

    Oh how exciting!! The ring is gorgeous! So socks for a wedding gift?

    3/06/2007 3:03 PM  
    Anonymous Aunt Jan said...

    Terri - congratulations! This is really terrific news. And, we can't wait to attend a Navy wedding.

    Much love.....

    P.S. I'm sure PopPop is looking down, smiling on you right now.

    3/06/2007 3:14 PM  
    Anonymous Carrie K said...

    The lengths some men will go to for handknit socks......

    Congratulations! Beautiful ring for a beautiful girl.

    3/06/2007 3:21 PM  
    Blogger Nonnahs said...

    OMG!! Congratulations!! :)

    PS: If you've been wondering why I haven't ben commenting, I just realized Google reader hasn't been updating me with your posts! Aaargh! I'm sending you an email...

    3/06/2007 3:47 PM  
    Blogger Mary Tess said...

    I am very, very happy for you and your inamorato. May you be as blessed and as happy in your marriage as my husband and I have been in ours for the past 23 years.

    3/06/2007 3:51 PM  
    Anonymous jody said...

    oh, wow, congratulations! it's a beautiful ring!

    3/06/2007 5:50 PM  
    Anonymous Elle Kasey said...

    Awesome!! Congratulations!

    3/06/2007 6:22 PM  
    Blogger JennyRaye said...

    Hurrah!!!! After seeing the pictures of you and The Beau, I knew it wouldn't be long. Congrats to you both! Knit the man some socks, he deserves them!

    3/06/2007 6:46 PM  
    Blogger Melanie said...

    Gorgeous ring! Congratulations!

    3/06/2007 8:03 PM  
    Blogger Minicia said...

    WHOOO!!!! I totally thought, based only on reading the blog, that this was not far off! Nice work! He looks and sounds like a keeper!! :o)

    3/06/2007 10:03 PM  
    Anonymous Cara said...

    MAZEL TOV! That's wonderful! Beautiful ring.

    3/07/2007 5:53 AM  
    Anonymous Liz Cadorette said...

    Oh, CONGRATS, darlin'! What fantastic news! (and dude -- he'd better get at least a drawer full of socks for THAT. YAY!)

    3/07/2007 6:40 AM  
    Blogger Laurie said...

    Congratulations! And it's not handknit socks that he's gunning for. It's The Handknit Sweater(s).

    3/07/2007 8:58 AM  
    Anonymous Monica said...

    Congrats, Theresa, how exciting!

    3/07/2007 10:09 AM  
    Blogger shireen said...

    Congrats!

    3/07/2007 10:35 AM  
    Blogger Chris said...

    Congratulations!!

    3/07/2007 11:43 AM  
    Blogger christine said...

    Woo Hoo................congratulations!!!!

    I agree - we need a knitbloggers shower for you!!!!!

    3/07/2007 11:57 AM  
    Blogger Lynda said...

    AHHHHH!!!!!! I'm SO happy for you!

    3/07/2007 2:55 PM  
    Anonymous Krys said...

    Congratulations (now that it's actually official :-P)!!!

    3/07/2007 3:50 PM  
    Anonymous Kristen said...

    ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!! :) :) :)

    Can't compose full sentences right now - too happy for the two of you.

    Congrats!

    3/08/2007 5:29 PM  
    Anonymous Rachel said...

    I was aiming to be comment #100, but I don't think I can put it off any longer. Congratulations, Theresa! You've been obviously glowing with happiness -- even through your blog -- pretty much from the moment you met the Beau, and I couldn't be happier for the two of you. Here's to a super fast six months of flight school followed by a long, leisurely life together.

    3/09/2007 4:54 PM  
    Blogger Kirsten said...

    Congrats!!!

    3/10/2007 8:00 AM  

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