My brother-in law is right in the middle of his first month at college, and I’m so excited for him! He’s going to SIU, Carbondale (in Illinois), and working for a degree in Aviation. How impressive is that! He already has his private pilot’s liscense, and he’s well on his way to becoming a commercial airplane pilot. He’s been into planes since I met him when he was little-more than 10 years ago, and now he’s turning his passion into a career. It’s so impressive!
As you know, when I get excited about something, I think about what I can knit to celebrate it. And in this case, here’s what I’m thinking:
My brother-in-law is a guy of simple tastes and if I were to make him a sweater, it would definitely look something like this. Simple, utilitarian, and nice and warm for those Illinois winters.
# 1212 Zipper Hoodie for Men by Diane SoucyBut that would be pretty boring to knit. So maybe I should making something a little goofier. Like this airplane-themed hat.
The Airplane Beanie by North Star KnitsI suppose that hat is a little juvenile for a 18-year-old college student, though. I guess I should go classic and make my brother-in-law a SIUC scarf and call it a day. I’d just have to change the colors from blue and orange to burgundy and black, and I’d be good to go.
Clemson College Scarf by Molly MattersCongrats to my brother-in-law! I can’t wait to see where you go!