Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Violet's 4 Seasons






 



The other night I stayed up a little late and put in the final stitches to this little cardi. It was one of those projects that had evolved over time. Originally this beautiful soft alpaca yarn was to be a dress. But that wasn't to be. So it was reincarnated into this simple little top (the 4 seasons jacket pattern) that didn't require a lot of concentration. Which was just what was needed right now. 

It is a little roomy in the neck, something which time will no doubt fix. The buttons were an op shop buy while we were travelling in Victoria. 

Our little (serious) model seems quite happy in it. I do love this age where they will wear anything that is put on them.


Ravelled here


Have you been knitting lately? Do you like to breeze through your knitting or do you prefer a challenge?

17 comments:

Greer said...

I love it! And yes, I've been knitting lately. Always, always knitting... x

Bianca (ivylovesjack) said...

i love reading your blog. this is another great knitting project. i've just finished the "like sleeves" pattern for my little ivy. thanks for the inspiration!!! bianca :)

Christina Lowry said...

Simple and sweet. I love staying up late in a quiet house to cast off a project. I'm knitting away at another kerchief, this one for my sister. Then I have plans of challenging myself with knitting my first adult cardigan, for myself, and a pair of socks!

Erin said...

I am very much into knitting easy projects. Most of my knitting happens while the kids are running around, so it can't require much concentration. At night, the most I can manage lately is reading!

Erin said...

I am very much into knitting easy projects. Most of my knitting happens while the kids are running around, so it can't require much concentration. At night, the most I can manage lately is reading!

amanda brooke said...

Gorgeous project Tania...looks lovely and simple too.

purplepear said...

Absolutely gorgeous, both child and cardi.

simone17 said...

very nice! She is indeed a serious model, but oh sooo so cute, just look at that little finger pointing ;-)

Tania, did you get my recent email (it was re: technology)?

Bungalowgirl said...

What a gorgeous shaped cardi and the buttons are perfect. No knitting up here but definitely some crochet action. melx

Suzanne Warren said...

The little cardi is super cute on your daughter!

Tamara said...

How utterly divine she is. The cardi...very special indeed. xx

flowerpress said...

Love the finger in the last shot, she is looking a little bit more grownup. Funny about that :-)

Jode said...

Just lovely Tania..so talented you are! My twins have just started choosing what they want to wear now...i had forgotton how frustrating this stage is so enjoy your lovely compliant Violet while you can!! Am sure she would choose to wear this lovely creation anyway!!x

Jane said...

That colour is so very sweet on her!

Catherine said...

Tania your little girl looks so very sweet in that cardigan you made for her and so deep in thought, so cute to watch:) What a lucky girl to have such a clever Mum like you making beautiful clothes for her to wear. xx

Becky said...

I have not knitted a thing lately but you are an inspiration to pull out some yarn and needles. That little jacket is adorable.

Tammi said...

Tania that is one gorgeous knit :)
I have completed more knitting projects in the last month or so than I have in over two years now. I had forgotten just how much I enjoyed it and I think it definitely helps when you have a little one to knit for.
x