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cam90066 07-20-2007 01:38 AM

Stashbuster baby 'crayon' cardi....
 
Jan's fabulous baby sweaters for Stitches from the Heart inspired me to put the rest of my stash to good use.

Variation on this pattern:
http://www.knittingonthenet.com/patt...estripebam.htm

Was really fun making something so small (took only a couple days for the actual sweater...a bit of time to weave all the ends) and being I don't ever have occasion to work top down, enjoyed the technique for this purpose given my very limited amt of yarn (as I attempted to allocate it for balanced striping).

Partially completed with stash:
http://www.angelsacolyte.com/cam/sta...er_sweater.jpg

Finished sweater:
http://www.angelsacolyte.com/cam/baby_sweater.jpg

Not nearly as exquisite as some of the other fab creations posted here but a nice change of pace project.

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redheadrachel 07-20-2007 02:01 AM

Ooh, I love it! I especially like how you bring a bright yarn right up to the face - it'll look great on the baby! Wonderful job :D

cam90066 07-20-2007 02:10 AM

Thanks, redheadrachel! This will get donated so no idea who'll be wearing it but thought the bright mix of colors would make for a fun look.

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nonny2t 07-20-2007 07:18 AM

It is very cute and it is always nice to be able to use up yarn!

Mariblue 07-20-2007 10:44 AM

That's so cute! I'm sure that any baby wearing that will look adorable.

Jan in CA 07-20-2007 11:09 AM

That is so cute! I'm glad I inspired you! What better way to use up little bits of yarn in your stash. :hug:

I'm almost done with two more...:shifty:

cam90066 07-20-2007 01:30 PM

Thanks, Jan! Two more??? Ouch. I don't have enough acrylic stash to do another little sweater. However, I've generated quite a bit of usable yarn from my recycled thrift store sweaters but plan to make something for myself with that.

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loveswildflowers 07-20-2007 06:12 PM

Your sweater turned out really cute. Thanks to both you and Jan for sharing this pattern. I really like the way it is worked top down with no seams. My favorite kind of pattern!

sugarfunpouch 07-20-2007 06:14 PM

That's cute! :)

cam90066 07-20-2007 06:30 PM

loveswildflowers....thanks! Had I the compulsion, and the stash!, I could see myself cranking out a bunch of these. I'm so used to making adult-size sweaters, most requiring seaming, that this was a piece of cake. :)

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