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tajhia
« on: December 18, 2007 01:40:47 PM »

Sometime back in October I had the brilliant idea that I was going to knit sweaters for each of my 4 girls for Christmas (silly, silly woman!   Roll Eyes )

Anyhow, 3 of them are finished....

For my 3 yr old (knitted out of yarn from my stash using the Woolworks top-down raglan pattern


For my 5 year old using some yarn I bought (can't find the lable but it was cheapie acrylic... very soft though) and the pattern off the ball-band

and a closeup of the cabling on the front


For my 7 year old (again the top-down raglan pattern and the same cheapie acrylic just in a different colour)


And an unfinished one for my 9 yr old (top-down raglan pattern, cheapie acrylic again!)


There is a bit more detail and waffle on my blog
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c.anemone
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2007 02:31:38 PM »

What a great mom!

I really like the last one, reminds me of those coconut Brach's candies.what kind of yarn was that?
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2007 04:32:18 PM »

Love them!
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007 06:31:15 AM »

Nice job! Very beautiful sweaters!
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2007 07:13:18 AM »

Those are great sweaters. I love the one with the cables. That is super cool.  You remind me of Mrs. Weasley in HP making sweaters for everyone for Christmas.
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2007 08:16:17 AM »

That was a brave project! They're all very nice. I bet the girls will love them.

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« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2007 08:23:11 PM »

Hoorah for hand knit gifts for children.  Now you'll have to update with pics of children inside the sweaters.  I'll be on a mitten knitting frenzy once I get CPH done for MIL.
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« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2007 04:59:41 PM »

thanks for the comments  Grin

I am still frantically knitting the fourth one, but hopefully will get it done by Christmas...

Sorry I can't remember what the yarn was called (and I have lost the ballbands  Roll Eyes )  Will def update with pictures after Christmas though
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« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2007 09:30:54 AM »

Ooo, very, very nice!!!
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2007 02:41:41 PM »

Wow. Four sweaters in less than three months...I can barely even comprehend your dedication.
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