Baby Knits Aplenty
A couple years ago I received a lovely book called Vintage Knits for the Modern Baby. So many great patterns, and I just can’t resist these adorable vintage styles! If I had children, the poor things would probably be dressed like classic Christopher Robin; perhaps a little girly by todays standards, but charming nonetheless!
I’ll admit it was hard to choose just one pattern to start with. Instead of something easy like a hat or booties, I chose a double-breasted car coat! The yarn is a wool/bamboo blend in turquoise, and the coat seems to be knitting up just right so far. Only a collar, pockets and one sleeve left. I’ll post the finished garment if I ever get that far!
This book also includes an awesome Wavy Blanket pattern, which I was all set to try. Unfortunately, when I was visiting family for Christmas and had knitting time on my hands, I found myself with all supplies except the pattern. Instead I started knitting up a similar pattern which I found free on Ravelry. Three colors of 100% cotton yarn have been used. I wonder why I’m craving neapolitan ice cream now?