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knitpurl
« on: February 13, 2011 04:27:03 PM »

This is my first attempt at making my own pattern for anything more complicated that a tea cozy. (Even this wasn’t complicated).
It’s for a friend’s baby – a cap-sleeved cardigan in apple-green 4ply baby wool.





...and matching pair of Saartje’s booties. The pattern is available here http://members.home.nl/tdpj/Patronen/Bootees/Saartjes%20bootees.pdf


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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2011 08:54:47 PM »

the cardigan is so pretty! love the colour too!
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2011 05:59:32 AM »

That's really cute, I love the style and the colour.  I'm just curious is it intended for a baby or known gender or not?  (I always like to know what people do as gender neutral because I know my definition of gender neutral is very different than most people's Wink )
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2011 06:37:24 PM »

it is so sweet! I love the color and the matching booties. You did a great job.
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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2011 02:24:21 AM »

That's really cute, I love the style and the colour.  I'm just curious is it intended for a baby or known gender or not?  (I always like to know what people do as gender neutral because I know my definition of gender neutral is very different than most people's Wink )

Hey, it's for a girl. I'm really not into pink and the whole "pink for girls, blue for boys" thing, and I'm pretty sure my friend (the baby's mother) isn't either.

Funny thing though, if it was for a boy, I'd have used the same colour, but probably wouldn't have made cap sleeves and wouldn't have used lace stitches. Unfortunately I think my idea of "gender neutral" means something that is suitible for a boy, but could be worn by a girl - which isn't actually gender neutral at all.
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« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2011 06:57:57 AM »

Thanks for responding knitpurl, I run into the same problem when trying to make baby clothes gender neutral. 
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« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2011 10:38:55 AM »

What great pattern improv! The lace pattern works really well and I love the contrast striping in the button band! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2011 06:30:23 PM »

Good job on the pattern!  That cardigan is adorable; any mother would be happy to receive that for their baby!
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« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2011 04:13:35 AM »

This is just so adorable. Lucky baby that gets to wear this outfit!
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