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Topic: FO - "Daisy" Baby Cardigan from Knitty!  (Read 2140 times)
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subliminalpolka
« on: April 04, 2006 01:18:37 PM »

Hello!  Long-time lurker, first-time poster, tragically inconsistent commenter...

Just knit up [a href="http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer03/PATTdaisy.html"]Daisy[/a] from a pattern in Knitty's archives using fabulous Pakucho organic cotton.  Sorry that I don't have any model shots; at time of writing, the recipient - (daughter of my boyfriend's ex-girlfriend, good times, good times...) - is only three days old.  Smiley



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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2006 01:37:49 PM »

Very very cute. My mom is having a baby in October, and i might like that for her. Was it hard to do?
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2006 05:37:58 AM »

I love the way the seed-stitch takes centre-stage, I never thought it could look so pretty!

Nice job Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2006 06:18:55 AM »

Thanks, guys.  Smiley  One of my favorite projects, by far.  Wee little baby garments are just so darn cute.

Madeleine09:  It was a *super* easy knit.  Just a lot of stockinette and seed stitch, with a few increase/decreases thrown in.  The only part that I had difficulty with was picking up stitches that I had already bound off (to add the hood); it was my first time doing that, and the end result was a *bit* sloppy.  Otherwise, no problems.  It was finished in slightly over a week.
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2006 08:55:52 AM »

Very nice!! I have only knit one baby sweater, but they are so fun.  and you're right nothing is cuter than ity bity knitwear. Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2006 09:36:30 AM »


Beautiful! Very sweet Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2006 03:18:04 PM »

how cute!  i love the buttons.

i'm actually 95% done with this myself -- i'll probably have pics of it tomorrow!
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« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2006 11:36:37 AM »

Oh, I love the natural color, and it makes the buttons pop, too.  A very sophisticated looking sweater, nice job!
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« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2006 11:59:13 AM »

so cute! i really like the color and seed stitch detail.
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2006 08:08:05 AM »

not to hijack your thread, but i just finished the snake-charmer version myself:

i used takhi cotton classic for the sweater and acrylic scrap yarn for the snakes.  i don't have any action shots either, as the recipient (my favorite auntie's first baby!) is a couple of thousand miles away.
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