Sunday, July 13, 2008

Natural Knits

Yesterday evening I finished the Kai Cable Sweater from my favorite baby knitting book, Natural Knits for Babies and Moms by Louisa Harding. I used Blue Sky Alpacas Organic Cotton yarn for this project. It is very soft, but it broke four times during the finishing process! So, beware: you have to be very gentle with this yarn!

Matthew already enjoyed wearing this sweater before I was even finished. Yesterday prior to the arms being sewn on, he wore it around like a cape. He ran in circles around the house and wouldn't let me take it off. He's such a funny little guy. I was able to get a pic of him modeling the finished product.

I am going to continue my baby knitting/Natural Knits spree, and this time I get to make some little girl sweaters--yay! Don't jump to conclusions--they're not for me--but I will enjoy the change of pace. I ordered some very soft and sweet yarn from Green Mountain Spinnery. The Cotton Comfort yarn even smells good--a little minty! I am very excited for my next projects!


5 comments:

Paula said...

Matthew looks adorable, nice job on the sweater.

Julia & Aaron said...

I just love the sweater! It looks so good on Matthew! You are very talented, Katie!

elliebelle said...

Wow! Your knitting is wonderful! I wish I were that skilled. :) I'm still in the hat and scarf realm, but my next project is a tank dress. I hope mine turns out as well as your projects!

Julia & Aaron said...

Katie, I meant to tell you also that Lilly just now can fit into the overalls that your mom gave us at the baby shower and I just love them!! So cute! They're 6-9M, but they're Osh Kosh which seem to run big and Lilly is so little. They look great on her though. Please tell her thank you for me!

Heidi said...

he is getting so big! What a beautiful finished knit, and glorious color!