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five_six
06-08-2007, 01:08 AM
I thought I would finally get over my inability to post FO's in here, and join you guys (don't worry though - I won't catch you up on all my FO's, just might start posting from now on :teehee:

This is a 'toddler jumper' I recently finished for my SIL's new daughter, although why these are called jumper's I'll never know - to me it's a dress. It still needs to be blocked. I used Cleckheaton's Country Silk, a blend of wool and silk for this little number.

Critique away :cheering:

pandaca
06-08-2007, 01:17 AM
That is so cute! I LOVE the color. Where did you get the pattern?

Jan in CA
06-08-2007, 01:40 AM
Oh my...that is adorable, Dee!! You should post more often! :hug:

BTW... a jumper here IS a dress, but it's sleeveless and is usually worn with a top/t-shirt/blouse underneath. If it's not then it's just a dress. :teehee:

Do you have a link to a pattern?

five_six
06-08-2007, 01:42 AM
Well technically, it is a Anne Hansen pattern, available here (http://www.knitspot.com/wp-content/uploads/siteGraphics/knitspot_porfolio.pdf), it's the child's cabled jumper on page 15, but I am a little tight on cash and can't warrent buying additional patterns but I just loved it, and it didn't look all that complicated, so I just winged it from the picture. I hope this isn't naughty of me but i do the same thing when people walk past on the street. Let's attribute the pattern to her though, considering it was where I got the idea :teehee:

nonny2t
06-08-2007, 07:21 AM
Good grief honey, why be shy! Let's see, it is beautiful, you made the pattern up by just looking at the picture... You definitely have lots of right to brag! It is gorgeous work!:inlove:

mwedzi
06-08-2007, 08:13 AM
When I saw it I just knew it was done in that country silk. I look at that yarn every time I'm in my LYS but can't remember ever seeing an FO in it. It works up beautifully. Can we see a picture of it modeled?

LeslieRR
06-08-2007, 08:22 AM
It's beautiful!
And GREAT job designing your own pattern.

wewantmore
06-08-2007, 09:23 AM
Wow that is very pretty.

:inlove::inlove:

Sanibelle
06-08-2007, 09:27 AM
That is so cute - I love it. I wish my neice was still little and could make that for her. She just turned 9 and it is so hard to find cute patterns for that age group.

Hygiene Mama
06-08-2007, 09:28 AM
Absolutely adorable!

sara_jayne
06-08-2007, 10:27 AM
That is soooo cute!!! :inlove: The color is just stunning!

aprilbetty
06-08-2007, 10:57 AM
The jumper is adorable! Please post more of your FO's.

knitwit628
06-08-2007, 11:03 AM
It's soo beautiful!!! I love the way it looks with the ribbon! :) Good job!

baronreads
06-08-2007, 11:04 AM
BEAUTIFUL!! I love how that yarn knitted up! TFS! :thumbsup:

Jan in CA
06-08-2007, 01:18 PM
I just winged it from the picture.

:notworthy:

Wow..good for you!

Mariblue
06-08-2007, 02:51 PM
I'm very impressed, especially since you winged it! It's a very pretty little dress. I'd :heart: to see more of your finished objects!

GinnyG
06-08-2007, 03:47 PM
That is SOOOOOOOOO cute!!! Nice job!

jeanius80
06-08-2007, 04:10 PM
what a pretty dress! the color is stunning :inlove:

five_six
06-09-2007, 12:00 AM
thanks everyone :blush: I thought it was about time I shared a little more of myself with y'all, and you've made me feel very good about it.

For those who requested other FO's don't worry, I shall definately be keeping you all up to date with what I'm doing from now on :muah:

Knitting_Guy
06-09-2007, 12:02 AM
That is really nice. Great job!

jdee
06-09-2007, 12:24 AM
That is so adorable. You have no reason to be shy about posting pics of your work.

KnittingNat
06-09-2007, 12:29 PM
It's so cute!!! Great job!

losnana
06-09-2007, 12:39 PM
The jumper is adorable! Please post more of your FO's.

Yes, please, and don't be shy!!

mare-nitt
06-09-2007, 01:55 PM
It is adorable, I love the color also. Good job.

Marilynn

booskibabe
06-09-2007, 01:57 PM
Wow you made that from a picture?!?! It's adorable and I love the color. So ocean-ey. Actually I could see that as an adult tunic. So yummy.:cheering:

zip
06-09-2007, 06:09 PM
Amazing! I could never knit from a picture. Brava! :cheering:

A jumper down under (or in the British Isles) is a sweater in the US. A jumper in the US is a sleeveless dress that requires a covering beneath it for modesty's sake.

Doublereeder2
06-09-2007, 08:19 PM
Oh, Dee - that jumper is beautiful! No, it is more than beautiful - gorgeous! Don't you dare be shy, your knitting is lovely.

DotMom61
06-09-2007, 11:49 PM
That is simply adorable! Don't be shy about posting your FOs here ... I've never heard anyone say anything but nice comments. :hug:

ETA: I just went back and read the rest of the thread, and I'm HIGHLY impressed that you improvised the pattern!! Excellent!! :cheering:

auburnchick
06-10-2007, 01:09 AM
Great job! You should post more FOs!!!