Wednesday, January 30, 2008

For My Little One

It's been over a month (or almost two month!) since I updated my last post --- I don't know why, but christmas always takes away a large chunk of my time and it takes quite a while to catch up with all errands after holiday season. Anyway, I had been knitting once in a while for my second son --- and here are the finished ones:



Design: Usagi from Organic Cotton no Yasashii Teami (p. 8)
Yarn: Hamanaka Paume Irowata (33) 1 ball

My son loves it! He is chewing everyday --- he is teething since he is 2 months, and this is one of the perfect toy to chew.


Owen w/Usagi

Owen w/Usagi

Next is Hooded Cardi by Debbie Bliss. This came out very light. My son doesn't wear this too much, as it is too warm, but we always carry this around with us.


Owen's Hoodie

Pattern: Hooded Cardigan by Debbie Bliss from Simply Baby
Yarn: Joseph Galler Peruvian Tweed (100% alpaca)
Weight: 120g

Owen in Hooded Cardigan

The hood was too big for him when he was one month old, but now it is a perfect size.


Owen in Hooded Cardigan

One more thing that I wanted to knit:


Curly Purly Soaker

Pattern: Curly Purly Soaker by Marnie Ann Joyce
Yarn: Noro Kureyon (150) 1 ball

We don't use this too much either. We use cloth diaper, so I thought this would be a great pattern, but leg opening came out too big (there was no specific numbers of stitches to be picked up on the pattern) and my baby has super sensitive skin, so Noro Kureyon is simply too scratchy to him. The pattern says not to use merino wool, but I guess we need to use merino.


Owen in Soaker

Now, I need to put serious effort to finish up my Tangled Yoke Cardigan --- I have tough time working on the sleeves. I ripped it off three time already. It seems to me too wide, so I changed my needle size from US5 to US2...

そろそろ真剣にTangled Yoke Cardiを終わらせないといけません。どうも袖が太いような気がして、もう3回もほどいています。ボディはUS5号で編んだのですが、袖は今US2号で編んでいるぐらいです。手が緩くなってしまったんでしょうか?