Tuesday, July 14, 2009

2009 - FO No. 23

Another FO, woohoo!!
Pattern: Ice Baby from Knit Today Issue 15
Yarn: Panda Magnum Soft, dark purple
and 1/4 ball of some boucle yarn
Started: 2009 - cant remember which month
Finished: July 2009
I pulled it out from the UFO basket to finish it off for my god-daughter. It will be her xmas present this year so it is extra big. She grows like a weed that girl I tell you, but she is extra cute!

This FO is not by me, but my mum. She wanted to knit Isabelle a poncho since the cabled one she knit a long time ago now no longer fits. This one was knit from my stash yarn of 8 ply spotlight yarn. There are 2 different pinks and 2 different purples in that stripey sequence and it is all MOSS stitch (or as some people call it seed stitch). i love how it turned out but I need to buy Isabelle a skivvy for the neck part so it doesnt irritate her skin. I seem to have the same problem with wool too. The pattern is from Shepherd Moda Issue 6 Book. It has a few other nice patterns in that book too. It only took her 2 weeks to knit it up and add the fringe. Now I am off to do some more knitting. I have finished 2 sets of the dolls clothes and my mum knit 2 others, and now is on the 3rd one as the one she had the pattern didnt make sense. We will see how we go after the weekend with knitting some more. I again have bronchitis and have been told it is from being out in the cold weather. I did attend my sister's quilt in group on Saturday but ended up leaving after lunch (yes the sickies) and went to the doctors. I guess I need to keep out of the cold weather but it is a bit hard when you have newspaper deliveries to do in the rain and the cold. Maybe I need to wear a balaclava instead of a scarf and hat.
Oh and I joined a washcloth swap which is being run by Jodie. I have already knit one up but I dont think the pattern pops enough in the cotton I used so I will find another pattern to knit up. It should be a lot of fun, I love doing those things. Okay that is it until I feel better or have another FO for you all.

25 comments:

Sandra said...

I also have one weed-growing baby! Luckily I have got all clothes (worn by family and friend - why spending on something I don't realy have to, right) so my heart is still!
Love that sweater. When was preggo with Lola I bought some warm-yellow wool-ease and I knew it'll be for my baby this fall (will start knitting after get back from summer vacation in august).
And poncho - I used to be freaky about it - ponchos rule!

Get well soon! (tea tree oil is great for all kids of respiratory disease. But is realy wanna your home air to be clean than try to find majorana origanum oil - pricey but worthy)

Karin said...

What a great jacket, I am sure your god-daughter will look great it in.
Your Mum is an excellent knitter as well. Your daughter will love her new poncho. Love the colour combination's. Summer is finally here in London, hard to imagine that you are freezing in the cold.

Donna M said...

What a darling little baby sweater! And the poncho is sweet too.
Hope you are feeling better soon!

Rima said...

Great projects! Lovely color...

Kate said...

Hope you feel better soon. Great knitting as usual!

Leslie said...

Wow, what gorgeous baby things! You and your mom are both very talented.

Michele said...

The jacket and the poncho are both so cute!

I hope you are feeling better soon. It is definitely no fun to be sick.

MRS MJW said...

Your purple baby jacket is just adorable! Such a pretty color for a child.

Michelle said...

Oh fantastic!! Love that first cardi especially!

Katt said...

that jacket is gorgeous!!!

and your mum did a great job on the poncho!! Harley wants one but i just never get time to knit it. and all in moss stitch, thats dedication!!

I hope you feel better real soon!! take care of yourself

Mari mami said...

Beautiful work!

tiennie said...

Those are wonderful from the both of you! Very talented family. :)

catsmum said...

well done both of you !

Jelly Wares said...

Sue another gorgeous knit!!! I love the purple, just beautiful... So sad to hear that your ill again, hope you get better soon... Can't wait to see what amazing washcloth you create for the swap..

Take Care
Jodie :)

Laurel said...

Love the jacket, beautiful color and fabulous job! Not a fan of ponchos in general, but the one your mom made is quite cute.

You feel better soon!

Jenn said...

I absolutely love that sweater. I'll have to go try and find the pattern. Very nice!!!! :)
Feel better soon!!

Ann said...

The cardigan looks gorgeous & I love the color. Wow, you are being paid for knitting - that's great!

picperfic said...

I do hope you feel better soon, I never knew that Australia got cold enough to need a balaclava, just shows you how much I know! Love the little jacket you knitted and that moss stitch poncho is wonderful, your Mum did a good job on it!

daylesford organics said...

Hi Sue thanks for visiting my blog. At the moment we don't do a box scheme because there are several on offer around Daylesford already and also because I personally think people need to choose their own fruit and veg. From this Spring we plan to open up from the farm gate for sales and a little bit of a farm experience. Your knitting is beautiful. I love both the cardi and the poncho. I'll be visiting again soon. Love Kate

Carin said...

That's a really nice purple sweater!

Walled Garden said...

You always were so good with colour. The purple jacket is a treasure.
Get better soon
Cheers Gillian

gypsyknits said...

Love that sweater. Thanks for the well wishes on my blog. I don't have your email or I'd respond through there:). Hope things are looking a bit brighter for you too. Keep on knitting.

At Home Mommy Knits said...

Lucky goddaughter. That jacket is adorable!

Oiyi said...

That sweater is gorgeous! You always knit the best children's sweaters.

Rhonda & Valerie said...

Both projects look great. My favorite colours.