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Topic: Knit Short and sweater set with kitty cat motif for little boy (Vintage pattern)  (Read 1346 times)
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« on: June 01, 2010 11:46:32 PM »

I bought the book Vintage baby knits by Kristen Rengren precisely for this pattern.
I finally made it, and I am very happy with the result. I used a cotton yarn, it was a little thicker than the yarn it called for, but I just went down a size in the needles and Voila.... it was perfect.
Well, i also modified just a little bit by adding a few stitches, because the pattern is for an 18-24 month old, and i wanted it a little bigger, since we all know how quickly babies grow out of their clothes....
The sweater fits him, i just roll up the sleeves once, but the shorts are still quite big. I think it will be perfect for the fall

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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2010 04:43:24 AM »

I have this book and this is one of my favorite patterns. Yours is adorable!
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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2010 05:28:50 AM »

That's really cute.  I love the colours you chose.

I may need to check out this book.
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2010 01:14:01 PM »

Thank you!
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