Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Back to Jaden. . . . . full steam ahead!

Now that I've finished Kristen's shrug I will get back to knitting Jaden and hopefully make good progress this week.

I picked up and knit around the neck on the shrug last night but didn't have size 3 circular needles (I thought they were included in my Knitpicks Options, but alas not!), so I used size 4 and hoped it would work out ok. It seems a little loose, but Kristen says it's very comfortable so all in all I'm happy with it. She's still wearing it now and we just got done with a little 'photo shoot' so here's the results. . . .




I used Plymouth Yarn 'Dreambaby DK' 3 skeins in soft blue, 1 skein in dusky pink. $3.70 per skein at my LYS, so total cost = $14.80. A very sweet 'uncostly' little shrug that I can just throw in the washer and dryer throughout the summer. I love this pattern and think I would consider making another one with the pretty Lang Jaquard yarn that Wendy used.

18 comments:

Amanda said...

Ok...I'll definitely be knitting this now! Kristen looks lovely in it - what a beautiful little girl.

peaknits said...

What a sweet little girl in a darling little sweater! I have to put this one in my queue! Nice job!

The Knitting Blog by Mr Puffy the Dog said...

That came out so well! It fits her perfectly - and I love the pink edging. You two are going to look so stylish on your great English adventure!

The Kelly Green Rogue said...

Super cute!

I too was disappointed that my KP options only went down to size 4's you have to buy circs for anything smaller. but they are still awesome!

kim said...

Oh, my gosh! She looks so sweet. I love the pink trim on that shrug. It looks perfect on her.

a friend to knit with said...

that is absolutely adorable!!
i just love it.........and the price! i love when that happens! :)

Sam said...

That's a lovely sweater. Very cute!

missbree said...

I love the shrug!! Very cute. Your daughter is beautiful. I had to print the pattern for my 4 year old.

Lisa said...

Wow, what a stunning girl you have there - watch out during the teenage years!

The shrug is great. I think I might put this on my knit list for my younger daughter - but make it with 3/4 length sleeves.

garn said...

Cute, cute, cute!!!

She looks so adorable in it and the fit seems perfect.

Been away for too long so I'm off to check up on your previous projects. You're such a great knitter!

Annie said...

She looks more sweet than sassy. What a cutie. The shrug turned out beautiful and now I'm seeing them in many catalogs. I'll have to try this one for Ella.

Ren said...

the shrug looks great! it fits really well, but looks like it should fit for a while, too! : )

Ann said...

Kristen looks great in the shrug. She is a good model. I must knit one for my niece's birthday as I am sure she will love it.

Marie said...

The shrug looks wonderful on Kristen. It goes perfectly with her Sassy & Sweet shirt (too cute!) Great job.

Poshyarns said...

Oh she is adorable and the shrug is perfect on her.

ginny said...

The shrug turned out great and what a beautiful model!

tiennie said...

Such a cutie!!!

sue said...

The shrug is gorgeous and your daughter looks so pretty wearing it too. Perhaps I should knit my 6 yr old one as she loves dressy clothes.