FO: Boy Vest

I made this vest back in November 2012 for a friend’s son who came to the same parent and child group via the Greenwich Steiner School.

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I used this DROPS pattern, but then lengthened it and made the straps a bit longer.

SP 2I love the cables on this vest and have knitted it a few times for other people’s children and one for Luke as well and blogged about it here.

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I had also just gotten my new labels, hence why there are so many photos of it.

On that note, please excuse the terrible pictures, not sure what happened there.

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FO: Another Cowl

The second cowl I made last December was for the assistant at Luke’s Kindergarten.

V GGS 1 V GSS 2I originally wanted to use a DROPS pattern to make the cowl, but then decided to wing it and made the pattern up.

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I should have written down some numbers, i.e. stitches and so forth, but of course I didn’t. So I wouldn’t be able to replicate this exact same cowl.

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I used the same colour DROPS Merino Extra Fine that I used for Luke’s jumper. It’s such a lovely colour and works really well with this cowl.

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Long Weekend Bits

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Knitting doll... Took me a while to figure out again.
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Birdfeeder...
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Smiles all round
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Making pancakes
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Pancake breakfast
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7 weeks old
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With uncle Nathan...
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Trampolining fun!
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Bank holiday BBQ
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Best friends already, like their older brothers

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Playing like they see each other every day

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Loving the baby gym

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Another Amazing Gift

I am overwhelmed by this blogosphere! This week we received another gorgeous handmade gift for Max and a little something for his big brother too.

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Claire over at Knitting Sandwich┬ámade Max this adorable little soft toy… and the best thing about it, it’s got a bell inside so it makes noises too! Max is still a tad too young to actually hold it, but he was genuinely interested in it.

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And Claire, who is awaiting the birth of her second child very soon, knows that big brothers are equally important, so she got Luke these amazing Steiner wax blocks for colouring. And Luke loves them and went straight to work.

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Thank you so much Claire for the thoughtful gifts, we love them!

 

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FO: Purple Cowl

Back in November last year I knit two cowls for Luke’s Kindergarten teachers. The first one was for the main Kindergarten teacher.

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I used DROPS Merino Extra Fine in purple and used this pattern, but amended it slightly.

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I added some stitches and I made I didn’t make it quite as wide as the pattern suggested.

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I think the finished piece looks great, don’t you agree?

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Weekend Bits

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This boy could spend hours in the bath if we let him
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Out in Greenwich Park
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First time at the planetarium
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With his good friend!
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Those lips!
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Just too funny...
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5 weeks old!
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Out with Papa
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Deliberating... On their new chairs...
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Delicious chicken and roast veg
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Boy two just wants to fall asleep on his own in his cot...I am so not used to this from boy one
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