Baby Sweater Set finished

Just finished a baby sweater set for Nora, soon-to-be-adopted daughter of our cousin Alex and his husband Ricky. We're thrilled -- and nervous -- for them, hoping all goes as planned. These are amazing, changing times!

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QueerJoe's picture

Nice work John! I'm sure they will be thrilled to dress the new daughter in something so lovingly made.

What a beautiful baby set, and what a lovely way to welcome the new addition.

albert's picture

Excellent work! I love the cobalt blue. What yarn did you use, and what is your opinion of it?

VTandPTguy's picture

Color in photo a little off; it's actually a blue/green teal. Yarn is Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino (55% Merino Wool, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere) and it's washable. Nice to work with -- though the twist of the yarn causes the "knit-side" Vs to be lopsided. Like the finished garment -- as do the daddies.

albert's picture

Thanks, John.

HuskerChub's picture

I know lots of people don't like the look you refer too on the Vs. I, myself, love the look and therefor use Brown Sheep's Lambs Pride and other singles as much as possible. I've also noticed that many of the multi-strand merino/merino blends have the same effect. To each their own.

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very nice set, John. I like the thought of a new baby dressed up in matching sweater, hat and booties. I'm heading into the last stages of a sweater for my great-grandniece, who turned a year old in October. Lovely pale lavender. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

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Mnjack's picture

What a beautiful set and such a nice gift. I love the fact that there is a hat and booties to go with the sweater.

Bill's picture

Delightful baby set!
...and I'm sure just the beginning of some lovely things you'll make for her.
She's coming to a family full of love and wonderful!

Kerry's picture

Excellent baby set, good work John. Fortunate child to be so thought of.

purlyman's picture

That's beautiful!! I've done a few like that with the seed stitch borders and collar and raglan sleeves. I love it! Baby sweaters are so fun! You did a spectacular job! Congrats!!


Slipped Stitch's picture

Well done! I appreciate that you deviated from the traditional colours used in baby clothes. I've never had a reason to knit baby or children's items, but they are so adorable!! Perhaps I should knit them and donate to a hospital or charity...something to consider. Thanks for sharing.


DanInNJ's picture

I love the pattern and the color! Where is the pattern from? It seems like babies are popping out all over around here and I'd love to try to make that set as a gift.

albert's picture

Must be something in the water.

VTandPTguy's picture

Here's a link to the pattern: An easy and fun knit.