Tuesday, April 15, 2008

I'm Knitting! Albeit 'Small Things'

Hi All!

I'm still here! Working so hard I never have time to turn around, and as a result being a bad friend, bad girlfriend, bad horse/cat owner and a non-knitter! Would you believe it I have only been to GetKnitted TWICE since September...... Although in the midst of all this mania I did get a promotion, so in some ways it's all good.

Anyway, here is the most recent, and quite lonely FO. The Eyelet Dress from Baby Knits for Beginners (the BEST baby book in the world). It is for Sarah's new niece, Dorothy Jean. I am so proud with how it has turned out, knitting baby clothes is definately a favourite-near instant gratification and great finishing practise. I converted it to in the round, which, I think made it a little quicker. And clever James even picked the button and the ribbon with just a shopping list from me.


Yarn: Rowan Classic Cash Soft DK
Pattern: Eyelet Baby Dress from baby Knits for Beginners by Debbie Bliss
Size: 3-6 months, 3 and a bit balls
Needles: Various 3.25mm standard circs

I'm not convinced of the practicality/safety of a ribbon for a small baby, but I guess Annie and Tim can take it out if they feel it's not safe. I hope they like it!

11 comments:

Lauren said...

Its cute! Glad to hear your still alive. :)

Nell said...

Cute knit!

Congrats on the promotion! And glad to see you back on the blog.

jessie said...

yay! glad to hear from you. the dress is adorable.

dancingnic said...

Hurrah! You're back! The dress is gorgeous, (well done to J on the ribbon and buttons) and I am mighty impressed with your photographic skills too!

Congratulations on the promotion - hope things are calming down now!

Nic x x

Queen of the froggers said...

Gorgeous, I hope my friends have a girl so I can knit that! Well done on the promotion.

Batty said...

It's just so cute. This is my second time looking at it. Still really, really cute.

maryannlucy said...

That is lovely. Good to hear from you, and congrats on the promotion

juicyknits said...

This is so sweet! I'm sure your friends will like it.

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