where were we again?

I didn’t mean to go on a blog break, but sometimes life throws you some curve balls that include going away on a family emergency for a few months. everything is ok now, but I needed the last couple of weeks to just regroup and get used to being in my own home again.* so what was I even knitting or talking about before I left?

baby sweaters.jpg

these poor sweaters had been sitting on my kitchen table for months, basically since I took that photo. I finally mailed it to Stef a week or two ago and crossed my fingers that Mazie didn’t already outgrow them AND that they would actually be IN their envelope. thankfully they arrived safe and sound, unlike the pants I mailed before, and she still has room to grow.


pattern: child’s placket neck pullover from lmkg
yarn: koigu kersti (k-613), 3 skeins
needles: 4.5mm circs

I never got any progress posts on this sweater since it moved off the needles so quickly. I can see this one becoming my standard baby knitted gift and will probably knit a few more during the holidays this year. this was my first time using kersti, though it had been in my stash for years. it has a rounder and squishier feel than their sock yarn that I really enjoyed.


pattern: vintage baby cardigan, shibuiknits
yarn: my own sock yarn (wool/nylon blend)
needles: 2.5mm circs

apparently Mazie likes the kimono more than the pullover. I guess this means she’s a minimalist and garter stitch will be her favorite stitch when she grows up. or maybe it’s the loud colors that have her jumping up and down. I don’t mind either way, as long as she’s happy.
*if you’ve emailed me and have not received a reply, now you know why.

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  • Nonnahs August 6, 2008 at 4:25 pm

    Well it’s good to see you again, and I’m glad everything is okay. Super cute sweaters – Mazie looks adorable in them!

  • Seanna Lea August 6, 2008 at 4:45 pm

    I’m glad that things are getting better.
    The sweaters are gorgeous! That’s some pretty nice sock yarn in that second sweater. Yummy looking.

  • Amy August 6, 2008 at 10:55 pm

    I hope things are calming down and that you are doing well.

  • Cassy August 6, 2008 at 10:55 pm

    Very cute sweaters and a cute baby to go in them.

  • Heather August 6, 2008 at 11:19 pm

    Glad you’re back and are starting to feel settled in. The placket sweater in Kersti is sooo cuute:)

  • yuvee August 7, 2008 at 12:37 am

    Mazie looks absolutely adorable in them, isn’t she such a happy baby?
    Glad to hear from you 🙂

  • tiennie August 7, 2008 at 3:15 am

    So adorable! The knits are fantastic too. I hope all is well with you and your family now!

  • Wanda August 7, 2008 at 9:38 pm

    I’m glad that things are good with your family. The new knits are so cute, as is baby Mazie. I like the Hypotenuse you finished too.

  • elise August 9, 2008 at 9:03 am

    i like that baby sweater from lmkg. how long did it take you to make?

  • Veronique August 11, 2008 at 2:24 pm

    Glad to hear that you’re back! I was getting worried… Hope everything is ok with you and your family.

  • Darcy September 4, 2008 at 2:12 am

    Okay the baby sweater is cute then you add baby Mazie and the cute factor is threw the roof:)Hugs Darcy

  • Darcy September 4, 2008 at 2:17 am

    Okay the baby sweater is cute then you add baby Mazie and the cute factor is threw the roof:)Hugs Darcy