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mamaedgar
« on: April 12, 2010 10:37:24 AM »

I have been wanting to make a sweater for my son for a long time.  I tried to get it finished for his first birthday and nearly made it on time!  I used baby baby bamboo DK and it was really a treat to work with.  It drapes so well, something I have had trouble with doing crochet! Anyways i made the pattern up, after seeing a knit version of the sweater.  I have written a pattern of sorts on my blog.  I didn't write it down as i went, so it's a bit vague at some points ..... sorry!  anyways here is the sweater!  I just love it and so does my little man!





Here is the link to the pattern post:

http://cutenestonline.blogspot.com/2010/04/shawl-collar-crochet-sweater.html
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bahookie
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010 11:08:20 AM »

My mum knitted these for my kids when they were tiny, those necklines are fantastic for getting over wee heads without tears, and they pop back in to keep their necks all toasty.
Well done on your crochet version, the colour matches his baby blue eyes.. what a lovey wee boy.

Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010 11:08:41 AM »

Aww that's absolutely adorable! Awesome job with it.
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TheRobotSays
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010 11:20:59 AM »

that is sooo nice!
I  want to start on a sweater for my son, but it's getting warm in washington so I'm going to have to wait :/ Plus he'll be almost a year and a half [YIKES!!] when fall comes around
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mamaedgar
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2010 12:29:20 PM »

thanks guys!  i have to start on a sweater for my eldest son next!  Not sure what to do, but he wants a pirate sweater!  should be fun!
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ConnieStieler
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2010 08:13:40 AM »

Gorgeous!  It fits so well, I love the colour and the collar.  Your little guy looks so handsome too  Smiley
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