Hand-Dyed Sideways Garter Cardigan

Pattern: DROPS Jacket in Alpaca (rav link)

Yarn:Hello Yarn Sock in Kale and Pickle

Needle: size 2 US

Gauge: I was off by a bit- 24 sts. per 4" instead of 26, and this produced what seems like a sweater for a one year old, rather than 1-3 months, which is the size I knit.

Melinda, Cheryl and 27 more people faved this
  • sao.mai 6y

    beautiful. and i love that dresser. so much character!
  • WiscJennyAnn 6y

  • loopykd 6y

    Those are my favorite colors! Wow, I love this pattern. Nice work!
  • StacyZ aka Adore_One 6y

    Wow this is fantastic. I do think one of these are in store for a pregnant friend :)
  • Cheryl 6y

    This is lovely - like something a little sprite would wear. This is when I wish kids clothes would look good in my size...
  • bennylove2 6y

    well, of course the babies do grow so fasst.!!! it is sure a beauty:)
  • Kristin 6y

    so beautiful . reminds me of an eggplant with those beautiful color combo. and i love your weathered dresser.
  • Amy 6y

    Totally gorgeous.
  • Carrie 6y

    Wow, so beautiful!
  • MTOW 6y

    I think the sizing for that pattern may be off. At least, when I was trying to knit a 0-3 (before I realized I wouldn't have enough yarn), it seemed huge.
  • Adrian 6y

    I think it's off, too. My gauge wasn't far enough off to make that much of a size difference.
  • Jennie 6y

    love it!
  • Rocket Scientist 6y

    Want me to send you a one year old to try it on? If I put her on FedEx, I imagine she'd make it before 10 on Monday.
  • Dirk Jungholt 6y

    wow, very cool work !! ;-)
  • Lois Richmond 6y

    What a wonderful accident. I love it.
  • fiumana* 6y

    just saw it! absolutely fabulous
  • Busy Bea Knits 5y

    This is gorgeous!
  • Amy Prior 4y

    totally gorgeous x
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