I recently finished this little gem for a friend whose baby is due December 12th. Really must get it in the mail pronto!
Pattern: February Baby Sweater
Designer: Elizabeth Zimmerman
Source: Knitter’s Almanac
Yarn: Dark Horse Fantasy, 2 skeins (That would be super soft and washable/dryable for a non-knitting mama!)
The buttons aren’t actually on in this picture, although they are now. I didn’t really have any suitable stash buttons (gotta work on that!) but I thought these looked nice. I almost used white but that would be too Christmasy.
One problem: I think it’s around a 6 month size which would make this wearable smack in the middle of summer. Which around Seattle would be fine, but my friend lives in Kentucky. Oh well. I hope it’s the thought that counts on this one!
Anyway. Although I initially had trouble with the lace pattern and was deeply regretting choosing to do the arms in the round, by the end I was thrilled with the entire design! Hurrah for not seaming up the arms and hurrah for the beautiful lacework. Perfect for a little girl.
Let’s hope the holiday mail gets this there on time!