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WildMountainHoney
03-19-2008, 04:06 PM
First up, a sweater for my son. A simple yoke sweater, pattern from the handy book of sweater patterns, and the color work is as invented by the boy himself (he's 7). I don't like how I did the decreases, so it was a learning sweater, lot of knowledge for next time!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2041/2345344031_18283b931d.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2233/2345344067_e67b479fcb.jpg

Next, a dress for my daughter! I took the racer back from the sugar plum dress #3, then added a modified hip in cotton skirt to it. Again, things I would do differently, but she loves it, and I did it! :woot:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2126/2345344045_882996c6d3.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3173/2345344079_3d69ecf7c4.jpg

and just for fun, both together in their hand knits!
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3232/2345344057_61dd53d3fb.jpg

Jan in CA
03-19-2008, 04:10 PM
They look great and they look like they'll fit them for awhile which is nice!

Your kids are so cute! Your son has some long hair there..his choice? ;)

WildMountainHoney
03-19-2008, 04:14 PM
They look great and they look like they'll fit them for awhile which is nice!

Your kids are so cute! Your son has some long hair there..his choice? ;)

Oh yeah, he loves his long hair, but then, you should see his daddy ;)

And, yeah, I added a bit to my rough measurements of the kids, as I hate it when they outgrow something before I have the chance to enjoy seeing them wear a few times! :teehee:

knit2btied
03-19-2008, 05:34 PM
They are all precious, the children and the clothes! You do really good work!

mwhite
03-19-2008, 05:35 PM
Those are some super cute children! Love both the pieces and you did a great job! Love the long hair, reminds me of my teenage years and it is coming back in style again for the young men! :yay: :yay:

dip's mom
03-19-2008, 06:50 PM
very nice and I like that he designed the yoke himself -- he shows talent!!

Gina V
03-19-2008, 07:54 PM
Very nice indeed! The kids look happy in them too! (beautiful children!)

Maria2009
03-20-2008, 07:29 AM
You did great:)

WandaT
03-20-2008, 07:42 AM
Great job! The kids look very happy with them!

sue in canada
03-20-2008, 08:23 AM
They both look great.

dustinac
03-20-2008, 08:51 AM
aww what cuties!! The sweater and dress are very cute too! :happydance:

Lima
03-20-2008, 10:35 AM
sweater with yoke is bright! The foredress in pastel color looks very summery!:inlove:

KnittingNat
03-21-2008, 05:41 AM
What a cute pair :inlove: And the sweater with the dress are lovely!

Ginnyb
03-21-2008, 08:53 AM
Beautiful!
Ginny

auburnchick
03-21-2008, 09:08 AM
Awww...the outfits look adorable on your children! Your son is quite creative! Must take after his mama!

ah
03-23-2008, 04:10 PM
The kids are adorable and the clothes look great!

MerigoldinWA
03-23-2008, 07:23 PM
Your kids are really cute. Your son's hair reminds me of our hippie days. :-) His design for the yoke of his sweater is cool. I'll bet he is really happy to have been able to add that personal touch. Your daughter looks like a princess in her little dress.

Jaxhil
03-23-2008, 08:04 PM
Aaaw, both the sweater and the dress came out beautifully! Your kids are adorable too :heart: and they look like they love their new handknits!

Hygiene Mama
03-26-2008, 09:34 AM
Good Job! I love the colors you picked. Your girls look so happy to be wearing something their mommy made, how special!:heart:

saracidaltendencies
03-26-2008, 10:35 AM
Adorable babies and beautiful work!

WildMountainHoney
03-26-2008, 04:57 PM
Thanks all! We went camping this past weekend, and both kids had a chance to show them off to extended family too - ds when it was cold, and dd wore her dress (with some sweats and a shirt under it) for the egg hunt Sunday :happydance: