Saturday, March 09, 2013

birthday party cardigan

For her fourth birthday she got this dress from us. She loves dresses. Like most girls her age. I brought the dress with me to three yarn shops until I found the right colour of yarn.


The cardigan is a Drops pattern I tweaked. Not much, but I simplified and made it shorter. You can see the details in Ravelry. Oh, and I need to find the right buttons.

She has begun itching while wearing wool. A wool-knitter-lover’s nightmare. I do not like to knit with cotton.

Also I had to bribe her to let me take photos. I hope it was just that day and not a new trend, if not I need to buy more cookies… or open a bakery.

Lucky for me she loves making faces, and she has a lot of them.

8 comments:

  1. Hvor er hun fin. Det er en rigtig god farve du har valgt til cardiganen.

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    1. og tillykke med hende forresten ;-)

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  2. Happy birthday Astrid! I love the cardigan that your mum knitted for you. It's a lovely colour and goes so well with your new dress!

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  3. Qué chaqueta tan bonita y Astrid está mayorcísima y preciosa.

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  4. so so great! i can´t stop smiling! :)

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  5. Happy birthday to Astrid, big girl. Time is running so fast...... I love your new blog design. Hope you are all well.

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  6. Astrid is adorable! She looks very, very cute in her fab new dress and cardigan!

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  7. Nydelig jakke og nydelig jente! Ull-kløen, ja.... her i huset lurer vi oss til med ull allikevel, i form av merino, alpakka, eller blanding alpakka/silke eller merino/bomull. Begge deler funker helt fint!
    Takk for hyggelig hilsen på bloggen min, forresten. Ja, gult er alltid kult!

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