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13 May 2014

Knitting - my needles are on fire

Garments seem to be flying off the needles at the moment.  I showed you the Baby Picchu briefly on Sunday but here it is being modelled by Miss J.

Pattern - Baby Picchu by Berroco - FOC on Ravelry
Yarn - Sirdar Click Aran
Button - local charity shop
We couldn't raise a smile, her Mummy reckoned it was because she was embarrassed that the cardigan didn't match her babygro! She had been wearing her orange number

This afternoon I was quietly knitting when there was a loud bang outside, on investigation I discovered that there had been an accident. The fourth one in the time we have lived in this house. I took a sneaky photo and this is what the local paper had to say.  Fortunately only one person was injured and not too seriously.


After that excitement, I did go on to finish the teal cardigan.  It turned out a bit on the large size, but then I was using double knit rather than sport weight. So it will be one for her to grow into.

Pattern - Seamless Yoked Cardigan by Carole Barenys - FOC on Ravelry
Yarn - some mystery yarn from my stash
Buttons - yes you guess the local charity shop




8 comments:

  1. I think Miss J. is reminding us all that she's not just a pretty model, you know, she has brains and ambition, too!!

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    1. you could be right there Liz, she certainly knows her own mind!

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  2. You've made 2 lovely cardigans there. I really like that teal colour.

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  3. So glad no one was seriously hurt....and that they didn't crash into your place.

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  4. beautiful cardigan that is off the needles, but the finished cardigan on the baby, oh my! love the photo shoot!!

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  5. I love the photos of Miss J. She looks kind of put upon. A sort of "why me" that turns into resignation by the last photo. Two adorable sweaters.

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  6. Aww! Cute as a button :) And I love the style of the teal cardi, very vintage and sweet.
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  7. It's hard to get them to smile for the camera. And now that Lucy is a bit older I am discovering it's also hard to get them to sit still! The Baby Picchu is cute, even without an accompanying smile. I like your short sleeve version of the seamless yoked cardigan, and the colour is very pretty. I knit one one of these for Lucy. It's a great pattern!

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