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Monday, March 21, 2011

Something Old for Someone New

Okay, actually this item itself is new. New yarn, newly knit, just for her. But the pattern is old. 1945 old. Vintage! It's from this booklet:

The pattern photo looks like this:

and the final product looks like this:

or like this, if you remove the neckline ribbon:

There are, as always, a few flaws and "things I would have done differently", but overall I'm still very happy with how this turned out and for once I'm just going to acknowledge that and shut up with the self-criticism. It's a gift for my best friend's second daughter, due to be born sometime within the next three weeks.


  1. It is beautiful! It looks terribly complicated and complex. :D