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October 10, 2010

It only took me basically the whole of winter, but I finally finished the jumper I was knitting for The Bee!  Previously I’d only attempted scarves and other rectangular items, but once I learned to read the pattern and got going it wasn’t as difficult as I thought.  I do have  difficulty estimating how big the final product will be, although not sure if that’s me, or just that Lady G is on the small size.  I followed the instructions for the 9 month version, but it’s still a little big for her at 11 months.  Still, I feel enthused to try this again – perhaps a little shrug for summer, or a bigger jumper for next winter.

Please Mama, don't make me the kid who only wears handkitted sweaters!

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. October 11, 2010 5:24 am

    It’s beautiful! And do is she!! Turning into such a little girl now, not a baby anymore.
    I knitted two experimental lines of a blanket for the bean, then remembered why I don’t knit! It looked more like a health hazard than a warm and snuggly cover. Kid gonna have to rely on shop bought goods, I’m afraid.

  2. katery permalink
    October 12, 2010 12:27 pm

    that is adorable. i wish i knew how to knit, handmade clothing is the absolute cutest,

  3. October 13, 2010 11:11 pm

    that’s so cute, I am utterly useless when it comes to anything crafty, I so wish I could knit

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