Crafty Cathy

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    I can be both crafty and crafty. Here you'll find most of the former and sometimes a little of the latter.

    I knit.
    I crochet amigurumi's.
    Sometimes I sew.
    Occasionally I cook.
    I always take pictures.

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Color Me Blue

Posted by 2ton Inspired on March 12, 2008

Baby Ribbed Sweater 3-2008 4Baby Ribbed Sweater 3-2008 3

Baby Ribbed Sweater 3-2008 1

I love how the color turned out in the pictures. It’s a gloomy day so I wasn’t sure how it would look. The blue looks much more vibrant then in RL.

Some issues:

  • The sleeve seams. Because you CO and BO on the sleeves it makes for lumpy edges and doesn’t seem gentile enough for a baby.
  • The pickup and CO for the ribbed wasn’t the right number. It’s probably due to the fact that I used the large needles throughout the whole thing (ribbed is suppose to be on one size smaller) because I didn’t want it to pull too much on the front bottom.
  • I dislike how the bottom curled because it’s ss so I did a double crochet edge to keep it flat.
  • I didn’t know where to put the button. I hope it’s not too high!

Like most other baby things it was pretty fast to knit. I did the 3-6 month size but am thinking it might be too small.  About half way through I remembered that my cousin would be coming home this weekend and I think I’ll bring this to try on  her baby who is about 4 months. If it fits it is going home with him!

I have more than enough yarn  left over and plan to CO for  some hat and booties.

Pattern: Ribbed Baby Jacket from Debbie Bliss

Yarn: Sugar’n Cream Solids

Previous Posts: Baby Time

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