I mentioned that I went to a baby shower on Sunday but what I didn’t tell you is that it was a shower for Blogless Sharon’s son and daughter-in-law. So of course I knit.
It’s the Baby Tea Leaves Sweater and I absolutely love it.
The pattern is really well written and very easy to follow. The yarn is Madelinetosh Pashmina and it actually came from Sean. Truthfully, he saved my butt because I had a short window to knit this sweater and I didn’t really have time to send for the yarn. Sean to the rescue with a skein from his stash!
The buttons came from my Nana’s button box. I image they were white back in the day but they had aged to this lovely yellow which perfectly matched the yarn. And I love getting to use old buttons from my Nana. She knit constantly and was always making baby gifts and I think she’d just love that this craft has become my favorite hobby, too.
The puckers of that yoke are so cute and the sweater is super super soft. They don’t know if the baby is a boy or a girl but I think the color and pattern are neutral and I hope they’ll forgive me that the yarn isn’t super wash.
All folded up and ready to be gifted. I love knowing that this baby will be cuddled in something warm and woolly that I made.
And speaking of babies . . .
Dale and I are thrilled to announce that our daughter Jessica and her boyfriend Eryk are expecting and we will be welcoming a new grandson into our family this October! You can expect to see a lot more baby knits on this blog in the months to come, I can assure you of that.