I realized recently that I’ve been finishing projects and not logging them here!

I know one part is that a few things I’ve finished I never took good photos of before, like this baby sweater.

pea pod [47/365]
pea pod baby set

This is Kate Gilbert’s design, Pea Pod Baby Set [ravelry], originally published on Interweave Knits website (but listed in the magazine) and later removed when the contract expired. I knit this sweater in the 6 month size for friends of ours who had a little baby girl back in early April. I knit it in Berroco Comfort DK in Pimpernel, which is a deep reddish-purple-pink. I think it’s pink, other people call it red.

I was planning to mail them the sweater when we had the opportunity to grab dinner with our friends at the last-minute, so I delivered it in person instead. I quickly took awful photos before going to dinner!

pea pod cardi [2010: 70/365]
pea pod

I really like the style of the pattern — though I made a few changes. It’s knit from the bottom up and I cast on a few extra stitches there so it would be more swing-styled. I decreased those back down to the regular pattern size stitch count by the time I got to the baby waist. I also only added three buttons because I thought that would work better.

I also modified the cuff pattern on the collar and cuffs after I wasn’t happy with the look of the ribbed cuff transition to the stockinette stitch.

pea pod cardi
with an overall jumper! aw

I knit the hat incorrectly and it seemed too small but I included it anyway.

It’s a very cute pattern. The seaming took me a while to do, but I was very happy with how it looked. Yay, baby knits!

2 Comments so far

  1. noricum on July 17th, 2010

    Adorable!!! :)

  2. Sara on July 18th, 2010

    very cute! oh the peapod debacle. only knitters would understand. :-P