Monday, January 26, 2015

I Knit Something

Because Once Upon A Time...

I started a knitting blog.

Pattern: Girly Size 2T

Yarn:  Artesanal by Aslan Trends, 3 skein in Candy Apple Red (40%Cotton, 30% Alpaca, 30% Polyamide)

Needles:  Size 6 Addi Turbos.  Long live the Addis!

Modification:  I don't think I modified anything.  I might have compensated for my gauge being slightly off, but who knows.  I really should keep notes on these things.


Words can not express how much I love this sweater.

It would be an understatement to say I am a bit obsessed with this pattern.  I not only own Girly, but I also own its sister pattern Grown Up Girl.  I have tried to knit a Grown Up Girl of my very own no less than five times, but I have yet to find a suitable yarn substitue to use for the pattern.  I knit Pork Chop a heavily modified Grown Up Girl for Christmas several years ago, but of course that sweater did not make the blog.

*Bad blogger hangs head in shame*

I knit this in the smallest size the sweater pattern offered:  a 2T.  We'll ignore the fact that the Queen is still wearing 6-9 month clothes.  The sleeves are supposed to be rolled up right?

Maybe not rolled this much, but I'm not concerned.  By my estimate she should be able to wear this sweater until she is three.

Which is actually a very nice run for a child's sweater.

I absolutely love all the texture incorporated into this sweater.  The stockinette, the reverse stockinette, the garter stitch, the cabled lace, the bobbles, FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THAT IS GOOD THE BOBBLES!

But most importantly of all this sweater can be worn while doing baby yoga.

 I have my priorities, the Queen has hers.

And did you notice?

I'm wearing a hand knit sweater too.  There might be another blog post in the near(ish) future.


That's cause I'm good with a Lego said...

you always knit the most beautiful things! I almost never knit anymore and I miss it.

Mattsmom said...

Love! She is simply adorable! I hope to see the sweater you are wearing soon!

katie metzroth said...

Well, I totally think how cute she looks in this sweater is worth all the sleepless nights. for me, anyway. :)
The sweater looks great! and I can't wait to hear about your sweater!