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ladyamesindy
04-25-2009, 01:53 PM
I recently made this for my cousin's son, named Derek for the Yankee's player, as a test for something I want to make for my own son (as my mother has turned him into a Yankee fanatic as well!).

This is actually the first time I ever tried crocheting on top of something knit, so it didn't turn out as well as I'd like, but I did figure out what I'm doing in the end!

The body was knitted with three strands using size 19 needles (I LOVE these needles! Everything moves so quickly!). I then crocheted the edging, and then crocheted on top of the knitted area to make the (sort of!) Yankees logo.

Apparently, Derek is too young to notice my imperfections. My cousin informs me that when she opened the box, his reaction was, "Yankees!" :p

GirlChris
04-25-2009, 02:11 PM
Oh that is so cute, he sure looks like he loves it!

Jan in CA
04-25-2009, 02:35 PM
Little hard to see the blanket in that picture, but what I can see looks great! Cute kid!

ArtLady1981
04-25-2009, 07:49 PM
Wonderful work! Very creative! Handsome little model, too!

candlesjr
04-26-2009, 10:34 AM
Being a Yankees fan.. I think it turned out great !! Glad he loved it.. and he's got great taste in baseball teams :)

knittingymnast
04-26-2009, 12:36 PM
That's really cute!