Saturday, December 29, 2007

Fiona's cabled sweater

It took me almost 9 years. I knitted it in Child's 5/6, intended for Erin, who now wears a Women's 6. It got a little more than half finished and languished through the years when I didn't have enough arms and laps for looking after my children, let alone for knitting. A couple of months ago, inspired by the Ravelry website, I pulled it out of the depths of a closet and set to work finishing it for Fiona.

Here it is, finished well before my mental deadline of her 5th birthday. It's a little large -- perfect for my growing girl. At least, I hope she's growing, because it sure is getting to be a pain for her still to be playing a sixteenth-sized violin and closing in on Suzuki Book 3!

Sophie's sweater is being cast on tonight, and the yarn for Noah's sweater is in the mail. Let's hope I manage to maintain my knitting momentum.

6 comments:

  1. Woah, that's a lot of cables. Congrats on finishing it in time for one of the children to wear it!

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  2. Anonymous11:49 pm

    Wow, that is certainly impressive! Cables faze me but so many and while reading aloud, unfathomable!! Happy Early Birthday Fiona.
    Fiona

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  3. Wow. That turned out beautifully!

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  4. Mmm. Lovely color and it looks beautiful on her! And it doesn't look like you pulled it half-finished from a closet, LOL!

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  5. Gosh, it looks so complicated! I gave up knitting and took up garment sewing instead. I guess I need the "instant" gratification.

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  6. geez_louise6:01 pm

    It's gorgeous! I knew I wasn't the only TPer on Ravelry! lol

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