I gotta say, there’s something really, really satisfying about making baby sweaters (especially worsted-weight ones). They just go so fast!
I feel like I’ve barely had any time to work on it, but my Baby Sophisticate is already almost complete!I’ve already finished the body, the button band/collar combo, and one of the sleeves! It’s a little longer than I expected, but I think that’s OK–it’ll just be extra-cozy. I still have to decide on which buttons to use, or if I “need” to go shopping for more, but that’s not a problem.
It’s been great to be able to work on a sweater that doesn’t take 45 minutes to knit across (*cough* Papaya Sweater *cough*). I mean, look at this tiny sleeve! It’s just over 20 stitches around. It’s so small I can use safety pins as stitch holders!The only problem I can foresee is that I’m approaching the end of my skein, and I think it’s going to be a little close getting through my whole left sleeve before I run out.
But, worst case scenerio, I use a little bit of green to make the cuff (I used the same yarn to make a sweater for my husband years ago, and managed to order way more than I needed- lucky me!).
Have you ever made baby clothes before?
Made this sweater! You can also put in a green stripe on the upper arm (like a varsity sweater) to save the rest of the gray for the cuff. That’s what I did and it was so cute!
Oh, what a good idea!
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