The first of a few -- Stitch!
To get the party started, I sewed the seams of Le p'tit mousse the other night and then couldn't find the buttons I'd bought for it a few months ago.
So, I stopped at my LYS yesterday on the way home and, of course, found buttons I liked even better! Phyllis at Iris Fine Yarns has a wonderful collection of buttons!
But we're actually not going to talk about that today. Today we're going to talk about this:
- Project: Stitch -- One-Stitch Baby Sweater by Lion Brand Yarn
- Yarn: Lion Brand Cotton Ease, 2 balls?
- Needle: US 9?
- Start to Finish: ??? - 11/12/13
I put the start date on Rav as November 1, 2010, only because there's not an option for "a million years ago." I have no idea when I started this, but it's been finished for almost as long, with coil-less pins marking five spots and awaiting only buttons all this time.
Alison picked the buttons herself last week at Soutache, and they are perfect -- the light blue buttons with the pale yellow yarn gives a nice vintage-y feel.
I'm unsure of the size -- it will probably fit 9m to a year or so, depending on the baby.
Aptly named, it's knit entirely in garter stitch (my favorite stitch) and all in one piece, finished with one long side/sleeve seam on each side and, of course, buttons! Cotton Ease means easy care -- one of the best and most affordable there is. This would be perfect in all seasons.
Voila! Ooooh, I can't wait for a squishy baby!!
There's more to come... stay tuned!
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