What should I attempt next?

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What should I attempt next?

Post by MJ(Sam's Mummy) » Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:53 pm

I think I've got the very basics sorted and I would like to try and knit something for Isla for spring/summer. Any suggestions? She'll be 1 in Feb, so will be crawling this spring so I figure dresses are out while she's doing that. This is what's on my favourites list http://www.ravelry.com/people/MareeJ/fa ... &view=grid (assuming that link works), any of those suitable?
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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by Razz » Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:31 pm

Versa is very easy, so is the paige babydoll. Both you could easily not knit as long so it is more of a top than a dress. So is mud puddles. Its a bit fiddly at one part but not difficult.
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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by Annah » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:30 pm

milo vest?

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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by emmapea » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:50 pm

I have been enjoying knitting Ivy Anna's and made some in cotton ready for summer

Here is my projects page.... I am doing the Kina in bamboo too for a summer cardy :)

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/oliveandemma
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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by MJ(Sam's Mummy) » Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:06 am

Thank you for the help :D
Emma, your knitting is gorgeous!
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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by MJ(Sam's Mummy) » Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:55 pm

Razz, had a look at your gorgeous knitting too, hope I get half as good as you and Emma one day!
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Post by Claude30 » Sat Jul 26, 2014 2:11 pm

I have made a few of those super simple baby tunics that you have on the bottom of your favs, and while it knits easy I have found the fit isnt that great with them.

Casey Has a few good easy knits that would be good for summer too http://www.ravelry.com/designers/casey-white the counting stars can be done in wool or cottons and to short dress length or top length, I did it as a test for my little one in cotton and wool when she was about 1 and loved them.
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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by MJ(Sam's Mummy) » Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:14 pm

Update :D I've made a summerlin for summer, but everything else is planned for autumn or winter. I'm halfway through a pair of 'pimp my longies', and this afternoon I finally bought the Paige Baby doll pattern. Was partway through buying Ivyanna too, and the kids arguing stopped me, will try later tonight. I've got the Oriental Lily printed off too. Should be enough to keep me busy for summer. Now I've just got to buy more yarn. I'm really good at looking at it, not so good at buying it online without seeing how it feels. Not sure how to get around that except just buy it and see?
But quite excited to be buying patterns now :vibes:
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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by Foxtrot » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:17 pm

Sounds exciting! Looking forward to seeing the finished projects :D .You could always tell us what yarn you are planning to buy and someone who's knitted it up before might be able to tell you if it's any good?
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Re: What should I attempt next?

Post by MJ(Sam's Mummy) » Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:50 pm

Well, I'd love the stuff I can't afford lol. One day :D

I was looking at skeinz, mostly the vintage, and the polworth and merino ranges. Not sure if any of them are worsted (because I haven't looked properly :oops: ). I have a milo in The Wool Company wool, so that's about my only reference point atm. Also looked at Holland Road. And lots and lots on fb, but I'm never fast enough for those.
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