Time, time, time... no time
This is the set I knit for Cara's surprise baby shower! It was a fun little knit and quick to finish! I bought the pattern, "Baby's First Cable Cardigan" by Diane Kostecki (Kalamazoo Knits Pattern #31) at the Aussie Sock Yarn booth at Rhinebeck. It's hard to find anything definitive to link to online, but check the links on the baby shower blog. (We've let Cara in over there, so the user name/password requirement has been lifted at Who's Gonna Be "The Boss" Now?.)
The set was knit with two strands held together; either two strands of Dale Baby Ull in "neutral" navy blue (solid) or one strand each of Baby Ull and Hand Maiden Casbah (color). I needlessly feared running out of Casbah while I worked the sweater and was still concerned, obviously, when I knit the hat, hence the alternating of five rows solid, five rows color. And, don't you just know it, I still have some of that yarn left!
I highly recommend the pattern, if you can find it. It was quick and fun and not fiddly to finish, yet is a very nice little sweater. The worst part about some baby knits is the fiddle factor when it comes to finishing... ask me how I know, and how many baby knits it took me to figure it out, and how many are still unfinished. There are only two small seams to sew (sleeves) on this sweater, and I think it could definitely be knit with no seams to sew at all!