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Remember how I ran out of yarn before I finished my first Toddler sweater? Well, I found the right colorway on eBay. Not the same dye-lot, but it doesn’t seem to matter in this case, so now the sweater is perfect! And now I need to find something to do with the 80% of the skein that is left . . .

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Here is my two-year-old modeling the pink Toddler Jacket!

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OK, I lied. I didn’t start the socks next! Daughter #2 was very jealous that I made a sweater for her older sister, so I quickly made another Toddler Jacket, this time using Rowan Big Wool in shade 30. On my #17 needles, this knit up with the same gauge as the Fingerpaints. 3 100g balls were enough to make the size 4 with a collar, but I would need to add a 4th ball to make the size 6. Which, I will probably be doing, because now daughter #1 is upset that her sweater is not pink. I can’t win!

Project #2, Toddler Jacket

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Over the holidays, I was visiting my family, which always seems to re-invigorate my interest in the crafts I learned as a child. My mother is avid in both knitting and crochet, churning out afghans and scarves. Over the years I have made a few items, but since having children have never seemed to find the time. Well, this year I decided to carve out the time, and return to knitting! (more…)

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