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Puerperium Cardigan

Ravelled here . The Puerperium Cardy. Inspired by several other knitters from last weeks linkup – i’ve wanted to try this little pattern for ages. I have loved every stitch too, its simple, easy, and loving the way it shapes itself. I love knitting in the round. Linking up again with Ginny\’s crew.

I have decided to use the leftover scrap yarn pieces from my Baby Cashmerino Blanket, crocheted a few months ( years ) past.  The project only uses a small amount of yarn ( 20 grams ) and so scrap yarn makes do quite nicely — if you don’t mind a thousand little bits hanging out to weave in later. :)  I do love how it matches my blanket, cute cute cute.  If you have scrap dk yarn about and need a quick handmade for a newborn, this is it !  Coming up…. little pants to match !

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13 thoughts on “Puerperium Cardigan

  1. oh too cute for sure. Looking forward to seeing the little pants.

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    Posted by Joyce | August 23, 2011, 10:56 am
  2. Oh, the dangly ends. Not so keen on those. I’ve started knitting them in as I go. Gorgeous cardigan. Looks so cuddly.

    The buttons, I used, were from my local craft shop. Hoping to make some in the Autumn, when our cherry tree comes down.

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    Posted by Cheryl | August 23, 2011, 5:10 pm
  3. that is adorable! now you just have to make a baby. ; )

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    Posted by Anushka | August 23, 2011, 6:51 pm
  4. I just love the colors of the sweater! And you are using up leftover scraps from another project-so very clever :)

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    Posted by swanski | August 24, 2011, 12:12 pm
  5. Very sweet pictures….I love baby knitted items.

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    Posted by Renee | August 24, 2011, 1:07 pm
  6. Sweet Puerperium, I love the Heather Ross blanket too!

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    Posted by Jessica Barden Bandelin | August 24, 2011, 1:17 pm
  7. Cute, cute cute!

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    Posted by accountantgrrl | August 24, 2011, 2:17 pm
  8. so cute, there’s something positively addicting to baby knits. well done on the use of scraps, you’ve made a thing of beauty!

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    Posted by Lori | August 24, 2011, 2:58 pm
  9. Love the stripes – too, too cute! Thanks for the advice on the bamboo needles and silk, I took it and am enjoying the knitting so much now…

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    Posted by Jen Letts | August 24, 2011, 3:25 pm
  10. O, I’m in love. Those stripes in those colors, in that sweet yarn… Lovely.

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    Posted by Gretchen R | August 24, 2011, 6:53 pm
  11. This is great! And just what I need… another one to tempt me into making one for my Toddler! :)

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    Posted by Erin @ Wild Whispers | August 25, 2011, 1:33 am
  12. Wonderful colors, cheers Marie

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    Posted by Marie | August 26, 2011, 5:58 pm
  13. hey sweetness… i read you are happy… a long way coming from those days when you were trying to link up those crochet squares, remember?…..
    look at what you create now already! my, my…
    n♥

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    Posted by woolf | August 27, 2011, 4:52 am

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