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psammeadred
08-28-2006, 08:21 PM
This sweater is for a co-worker's baby girl due in October. It's Sugar & Cream worsted cotton in the Twilight Ombre colorway (2 1/2 balls). The pattern http://www.minidata.co.nz/major/freepatt/patt01.htm calls it the "Five-hour baby sweater," and it's quite easy. I had to use size 8 needles to get the right gauge, though. (Does anyone here get 4 st/inch with size 10 1/2 needles?!) I think I might add a purple ribbon at the top.

rebecca
08-28-2006, 08:28 PM
It's beautiful!!!! What a lucky baby :cheering:

janelanespaintbrush
08-28-2006, 08:52 PM
I think adding the ribbon is a great idea. It's really cute as is, but I think it'd just make it that much more special, you know? Have you thought about doing a green one? (Can you tell my favorite color is green?) :mrgreen: Are your other projects for the same baby?

Amber
08-28-2006, 08:58 PM
I really love those colors! It's very pretty!

psammeadred
08-28-2006, 08:58 PM
I'm going back and forth between purple and green. We'll see what jumps off the shelf at Hobby Lobby or Michaels.

And this is the first of four babies-of-friends that are coming between now and April - yay!

gardenmommy
08-28-2006, 09:45 PM
Awwww, that's so cute!

I agree, add a ribbon, it would be a sweet touch.

IndianPrincessSIP
08-28-2006, 10:26 PM
Darling and thanks for the pattern, I needed a baby cardigan pattern!

:cheering:

melissa.atkins
08-28-2006, 10:27 PM
That is a very easy sweater... I have made about 5 of them... a ribbon would look really nice!

I have only put buttons on them... I will try a ribbon next time...

Good job!!

eeyore
08-29-2006, 05:20 AM
lovely! :heart:

Jan in CA
08-29-2006, 04:14 PM
That is adorable!!