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Tuesday, January 01, 2008

bsj by 11yo dd




my daughter made this bsj for her 3yo sis. i couldn't help at all, never having made a bsj myself. she used fisherman's yarn and scrap yarns from the stash. she followed ez's instructions; her gauge was 4spi.


she was worried that it might not fit right; it looks fine, even if the sleeves *could* be longer.




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9 Comments:

  • Gorgeous! Love the color choices. And the sleeves look just the right length for a busy 3yr old. Really nice work. You have inspired me to make one now. Happy New Year!

    By Blogger Mary, at 10:21 AM  

  • How sweet of your older daughter to make that sweater for her little sister...she did a magnificent job!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:51 AM  

  • So cute! And I agree with Mary, active girls need shorter cuffs.

    By Blogger Elysbeth, at 12:06 PM  

  • It looks great! And she looks so happy modeling it.

    By Blogger Lauren, at 12:57 PM  

  • What a great sweater! And it looks like little sister agrees. Nice job!

    By Anonymous Judi, at 4:12 PM  

  • very cute, great color choices and patterns for the stripes! I am proud of her.

    miriam

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 4:41 PM  

  • oh the start of a passion. i was eleven i think when i started getting really interested in knitting. and the beat goes on.

    By Blogger knititch, at 10:25 AM  

  • Marvelous job! Hurray for Older Sister! When I was 12 (I had been knitting for a year) I told my mom I wanted to knit a sweater for my new baby cousin. My mom responded, "YOU can't knit a BABY SWEATER". It set back my knitting career for a few years, until I got that dent out of my self-esteem. So I'm double cheered to see this project!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 2:16 PM  

  • Wow! What an accomplishment! There should be no apologies for the sleeves, my 16 year old is wearing this shape and sleeve length.

    By Anonymous 67merc, at 11:43 AM  

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