Saturday, June 21, 2008

some knitting pics

for the sister
these aren't all exactly really recent photos but they are some updates of my knitting projects.  I was halfway through knitting this little kimono jacket when I found out I was pregnant. It was a pattern I was keen to try as it's totally seamless (gotta love that!) and was created by the talented Jacki from the Complete Fabrication. It's a great little knit in 8ply, and makes a lovely quick gift :D


These little newborn size longies were knit up in a couple of days when I found out I was pregnant; the yarn is called Chocolate Encased Purple from memory, it's a lovely aran weight BFL that I bought from Baa-Bum. My longies pattern of choice is the Perfection Pants with a few personal alterations. 

Since then the morning sickness that has lingered all day has made knitting pretty much impossible until a couple of weeks ago.


So Lily became the recipient of a cute little hat. This is the Giving Pixie a beaut little pattern that comes from Little Turtle Knits.  This hat was so quick to knit and will be perfect for my little rainbow child for at least a few winters.  It's knit in Monsterknits Rainbow Lorikeet in an aran weight BFL. 



And lastly, now the knitting mojo is back this is cardigan for me; February Lady Sweater (an awesome pattern by  Flintknits based on Elizabeth Zimmermann's famous February  Baby Sweater) knit out of Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran in a lovely blue colour. My progress on this is a bit further than this photo suggests, I just have the sleeves to go :)

7 comments:

  1. e cute cute. Love em all but especially the little pixie beanie !!!!!!! and the little pixiemodelling it:D

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  2. She'll definitely love wearing that, it's gorgeous

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  3. Oh the baby knits are so cute and colorful. Love the pixie hat and the model is gorgeous too. Your FLS looks great so far.

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  4. Wow, your knitting is amazing...I'm just starting out so I'm marvelling at your creations!

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  5. Gorgeous knitting going on there!

    Hope you're feeling well :).

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  6. oh you're so talented!!
    I ADORE the knitteds, the beanie is my favourite, closely followed by the totally gorgeous longies!

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