January 22, 2014
Remember my post last week about total number of projects completed each year, and how I was hoping 2014 would bring more? Do I get to count a hat and booties as two projects? Because that would help. It IS two separate patterns. That makes a good case.
I made this set out of Cascade 220 Superwash and the hat plus booties used about 2/3 of the ball. The hat is Little Heaume and the booties are Little Chausses. I have no idea why the booties look quite a bit taller than the picture on the pattern. They’re about 3″ tall. Is that too tall for baby legs?? Also, the English version neglects to tell you to use the coordinating color for the first two rows and I didn’t pay attention to that until it dawned on me that I had a second color that was supposed to go in there. Anyway, they were fun to knit and my friend Janice’s new grandbaby will look adorable in them, when she arrives in March!
Baby clothes are so fun to make because they go pretty quickly. (Well, they do if you pay attention and don’t have to frog anything. I made three booties total and restarted the hat halfway through. Hey – maybe those should count in my 2014 totals too?) Now to pick a sweet little baby sweater to make. Suggestions?