View Full Version : WIP- toddler sweater

01-05-2006, 03:48 PM
OK, you'll have to imagine a bit on this... I'm making the sweater that's on the cover of Zoe Mellor's "adorable knits for tots" (http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0873498526.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg), but instead of light blue I'm doing Plymouth Encore purple wool, and for the ribbing a fuscia shade of needlepoint wool (yeah, trying to use up some remnants, here) and for the white stripes Zoe has on hers I am doing Wendy's velvet (http://www.yarns-and.com/fabrics/Wendy/WENvelvetch.jpg) touch in verigted rainbow colors (#1408)... I hope it turns out ok, otherwise DD is gonna look like a clown gone bad :lol: I am not sure how much of the velvet touch yarn I will have left over- I will make a heart shape on the front of the sweater... only an outline if I have to ;) We will see how it turns out. So far I've got the back done, and 1/2 of one sleeve.

01-05-2006, 04:17 PM
Well, isn't that the cutest sweater? Your DD will be the best dressed kid on the block. I had to laugh at the clown gone bad thing...something I would have thought of, too, if I were doing it LOL. The colors sound great. Please post a pic when you're finished.

01-05-2006, 06:38 PM
That's a great sweater--maybe by next year I'll be starting on sweaters for my dd!

01-05-2006, 07:05 PM
Don't wait, I've done sweaters for both my boys now after doing two sets of mittens and one very bad hat (no scarves, I'm a rebel!). I LOVE that sweater, I've been eyeing it for a couple weeks but the intarsia and color changes are a little scary for me. Both of the sweaters I have already done are self striping yarn (I cheat). I think it will turn out super cute!

01-05-2006, 07:32 PM
Good for you!
I knit a Christmas stocking very early in my knitting career,
and 38 Christmases later, it's still in tact! Just little faded.

01-05-2006, 11:41 PM
So cute!