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Jan in CA
07-13-2007, 07:07 PM
My LYS is supporting Stitches from the Heart. (http://www.stitchesfromtheheart.org/) For each sweater we donate we get one chance in a drawing for a $100 GC. So here's my first sweaters.

Two of them were made a long time ago and two are new ones. Photos are clickable. Patterns are linked below.

This is the newest one. I used the free pattern from Knitting Pure and Simple and added the collar instead of the hood. I also added buttons with crocheted loops instead of ties so it would look more boyish.
http://purrcat-jan.smugmug.com/photos/172640908-S.jpg (http://purrcat-jan.smugmug.com/photos/172640908-L.jpg)

This one is so cute! I love this pattern! The buttons are little hearts.
http://purrcat-jan.smugmug.com/photos/172640904-S.jpg (http://purrcat-jan.smugmug.com/photos/172640904-L.jpg)

The first four. I'm working on the 5th now.
http://purrcat-jan.smugmug.com/photos/172640896-S.jpg (http://purrcat-jan.smugmug.com/photos/172640896-L.jpg)

Darker blue sweater (http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/4054/babysweaterfront.htm)
Striped boyish sweater (http://www.knittingpureandsimple.com/babycardi.html)
Light blue girly sweater (http://www.knittingonthenet.com/patterns/babysweyokecard.htm)
Pink Haiku Sweater
(http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/PATThaiku.html)

Doodknitwit
07-13-2007, 07:10 PM
sweet

Doublereeder2
07-13-2007, 07:11 PM
They came out beautifully! Lovely knitting :heart:

Mystery_Gyrl
07-13-2007, 07:21 PM
Your sweaters look adorable, Jan. The stripped one is very collegian sporty and the second sweater is a nice "go-to" pattern for an infant charity sweater, pretty and quick.
Katrina

KnittingNat
07-13-2007, 07:26 PM
These sweaters are absolutely sweet!

auburnchick
07-13-2007, 08:08 PM
Wow! Your work is so amazing!!!

Ingrid
07-13-2007, 09:32 PM
You're so generous!!! Whoever gets those sweaters will be thrilled. Great job, Jan!

phisch
07-13-2007, 09:40 PM
Those are so sweet!

cam90066
07-13-2007, 10:48 PM
Each one is cuter than the next! :) I have a Stitches from the Heart not far from me in Santa Monica and need to get cracking on items for them. You've inspired me!

cam

newamy
07-13-2007, 10:55 PM
Those are really cute. Lucky babies.

nonny2t
07-13-2007, 11:32 PM
Very nice Jan and they all look adorable!

Mariblue
07-14-2007, 12:00 AM
Wow, each one is so sweet!

momwolf
07-14-2007, 12:36 AM
Jan those are just to cute:teehee: LOVE the first one:inlove:.

JudyD
07-14-2007, 06:36 AM
I just :heart: those sweaters, Jan!

:cheering::cheering::cheering:

JudyD

aprilbetty
07-14-2007, 08:47 AM
Your work is exquisite! I have bookmarked the patterns.

Hygiene Mama
07-14-2007, 11:50 AM
I printed off the patterns for these, adorable! I know quite a few people having babies and these sweaters are perfect! Thanks for the links!:thumbsup:

Robinknits
07-14-2007, 01:35 PM
Beautiful!!!

Ellen Edwards
07-14-2007, 02:05 PM
Jan--they're wonderful and so sweet! I want to finish the baby raglan I'm knitting for Katherine so I can try one of those. I also want to knit the BSJ, but I've had such trouble with it!:shock: I know you've done some, so I may have to "pick your brain sometime if I may!:inlove:

Jan in CA
07-14-2007, 04:00 PM
:aww: Thanks everyone!

I also want to knit the BSJ, but I've had such trouble with it!:shock: I know you've done some, so I may have to "pick your brain sometime if I may!:inlove:

Trudy, the BSJ pattern is hard to follow. I joined the Yahoo group and it helped a lot. This link was posted recently as a possible copyright violation, but I checked and it's been approved by Meg Swansen.
http://www.3gcs.com/adcock/free%20patterns/BSS%20Notes.htm

Quiltlady
07-14-2007, 05:37 PM
All of the sweaters look beautiful. YOu did a great job. Thank you for posting the pattern sites too.:cheering:

LeslieRR
07-14-2007, 08:32 PM
Those are all adorable! I :heart: the striped one.

dewdrops
07-18-2007, 10:51 AM
Those are so.... cute. :heart: Especially the blue yoked and pink one.
Great work!:cheering:

Braden
07-18-2007, 12:09 PM
Your generosity is amazing! They look great!

jamadian75
07-19-2007, 09:28 AM
Jan, 5 chances at winning - you're a shoe in!!!
And with the cuteness of those, I think you should get TWO entries for every sweater!

Thanks for sharing the patterns :heart:

Jaxhil
07-19-2007, 09:45 AM
:muah:oh, i LOVE them ALL!! How cute!! You did a beautiful job on all FIVE (wow) of them :heart:

ekgheiy
07-21-2007, 12:26 AM
Nice job, Jan!!! They're beautiful.

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