Monday, 4 June 2012

Baby Sophisticate

February 2012

Worked entirely according to patt. except that I decided at the last minute to work the cuffs, waist band and button band in a contrast colour.

I love the result. Linden is entirely right about that shawl collar. It’s VERY dapper.
I ordered a shade called Galaxy thinking it was black (it looked black on my screen) but it’s actually black heathered with very dark burgundy and purple. Gorgeous.
There’s enough of each skein left over to make this again in reverse (i.e. black with a red trim).
220 wool is handwash only, but survived a rinse/spin cycle in my machine, so that’s reasonably baby proof.

George is 16 weeks old in these pictures. I made the 6 - 12 month size, but in a much tighter gauge than suggested so it’s more like a 3 - 6 month botch job. I lucked out though - it fits beautifully.
The socks are Trumpettes and the bib is from Funky Giraffe.

Pattern: Baby Sophisticate by Linden Down
Yarn: Cascade 220
Amount: Less than 1 skein of each
Colourway: 9544
Needle: 4.00mm
Size: Custom
On raverly: here