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5 June 2014

Knitting - Smockie

Another addition to Miss J's autumn wardrobe is complete.  I love this pattern and have done it many times.

Pattern - Smockie by Sublime

Yarn - Sirdar Snuggly Baby Bamboo - 80% bamboo 20% wool - Black Sheep yarn dive at the Knitting & Stitching show last year

Buttons - charity shop

Flowers - from the Knitting & Stitching show a few years ago







I can see this teamed with a long sleeved T-shirt and wooly tights not that I'm wishing the summer away before its really got started.

We are off to the Gansey Exhibition on Saturday in Sheringham, there is also a yarn market and the promise of a seafood lunch, sounds like the perfect day to me.

6 comments:

  1. Those little flower motifs finish it off a treat. Your grand daughter is a lucky little girl!

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  2. That is so cute! The little flowers make it so special. I sure wish I could see those ganseys. How interesting!

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  3. That smockie is so cute! I would love to knit one for Lucy. I checked on Ravelry and it appears the pattern is out of a pamphlet and not available for online purchase. Darn!

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  4. This is just too precious!
    I love your color combo. I have never been a "girly-girl" and haven't ever really been into pinks and purples (good thing I've only got boys for now!). I worry that I will have a hard time finding nice colors for girls that aren't just from the pink and people color palette when I knit for friends' daughters (or any little girls I might have in the future!).

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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    1. Thanks Christine, my daughter doesn't like pink for her little one so its been fun finding colour combos that look good without being to "pink"

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  5. What a lovely little dress. It is really cute.

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