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MerigoldinWA
01-26-2011, 06:05 PM
Another little cardigan for a boy. I really like this yarn and wish it was still available...Phildar Loisirs 139 used double.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5218/5385720509_8ed91e3285_z.jpg

lgoddard
01-26-2011, 07:28 PM
So cute! I really admire all of you who do sweaters. Ever since my granddaughter was born in September I have tried to talk myself into doing sweaters but I keep getting cold feet! I think I keep talking myself out of attempting them because I honestly don't think I would do well with seams. I know I have to get over that fear and just take the plunge!

Jan in CA
01-26-2011, 08:18 PM
Ooo pretty color! It looks great!:thumbsup:

TEMA
01-26-2011, 09:48 PM
Beautiful! I really like the way you did the buttons... just the right zing!
TEMA:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

kmaclean
01-27-2011, 10:02 AM
Looks great! Did you use a pattern, or did you create this one yourself too?


I think I keep talking myself out of attempting them because I honestly don't think I would do well with seams.


It really isn't as bad as it seems once you do it! Or you could always try a seamless pattern for your first sweater to make it a little easier on yourself! :thumbsup:

CoolWool
01-27-2011, 01:08 PM
Looks perfect!! Did you knit this for a relative or do you knit to sell?

MerigoldinWA
01-27-2011, 09:03 PM
I honestly don't think I would do well with seams. lgoddard Good news, no seams unless you count a three needle bind off for the shoulders. Look around you can probably find a pattern without seams. And thank you for the comments.

TEMA said, I really like the way you did the buttons... just the right zing! There is a story to go with the buttons. I thought I'd used white but then didn't think I'd like it. I had some brown, etc, but not what I wanted. I called my old friend who used to have the LYS and asked if she had any aqua buttons. She just happened to be sorting through her buttons that morning, by color. She said she didn't have many, but I could take away any I liked. So I got these.

kmaclean Did you use a pattern, or did you create this one yourself too? My pattern with a little input from Sweater Wizard.

CoolWool: Did you knit this for a relative or do you knit to sell? I'm hoping to sell it.

Thanks everybody!

aprilbetty
01-28-2011, 10:17 PM
Yet another gorgeous baby boy sweater! Your knitting is beautiful.

Lana
01-29-2011, 08:58 AM
Another little cardigan for a boy. I really like this yarn and wish it was still available...Phildar Loisirs 139 used double.


That's darling! I love that yarn.
I have a Phildar booklet of baby things and it's hard to find yarns that give the same look.
There are a lot of really nice yarns I've used over the years that are gone now.:sad:

Slim
01-29-2011, 10:22 AM
That is just adorable! Did you use a pattern? I'm knitting a sweater for my new grandson, but don't have a pattern I really like. I love yours.

ArtLady1981
01-29-2011, 12:22 PM
As always, GREAT WORK! I love the Sweater Wizard software! It has saved my bacon numerous times!

MerigoldinWA
01-30-2011, 03:22 PM
Slim, I didn't use a pattern, but you could probably adapt any basic crew neck cardigan with inset sleeves to the same look. I used 4 rows of St st on all the edges for the rolled edge and 5 rows of 1X1 ribbing in the CC. The button bands were done vertically and the neck edge picked up right at the top of the button bands and then continued up with the neck so that the rolled edge was continuous at the neck.

I'm glad you like it. cloud9

MerigoldinWA
01-30-2011, 03:27 PM
I have a Phildar booklet of baby things and it's hard to find yarns that give the same look.
There are a lot of really nice yarns I've used over the years that are gone now.

I have quite a few of the Phildar pattern books for babies and children. A lot of their yarns were blends of acrylic and wool that had a nicer quality than straight acrylic. Many of the old ones are gone but Phidar still makes blends like this but you can't get them anywhere in this country that I know of any more and I can't figure out how to tell what I'm getting looking at the French site. :eyes:

Doublereeder2
02-01-2011, 03:35 PM
That is so sweet!! I love the colors and how you used them.

Mokumegane
02-14-2011, 06:25 PM
So cute! I really admire all of you who do sweaters. Ever since my granddaughter was born in September I have tried to talk myself into doing sweaters but I keep getting cold feet! I think I keep talking myself out of attempting them because I honestly don't think I would do well with seams. I know I have to get over that fear and just take the plunge!

You should! You can start with something like a shrug, which is smaller, even.

Marigold, nice sweater! whether the baby boy enjoys it or not, at least the parents and everyone else who sees it on him will!

WandaT
02-14-2011, 10:40 PM
Oh I love how this turned out!!! Beautiful!