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FO: Cable Cardigan for a Darling Girl

I knitted a few things for a good friends little girl. She was born a little early in December and I was able to finish a cardigan, bonnet and a couple of booties.

It’s this fantastic DROPS cable coat that I’ve knitted a few times before.

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I love this pattern, I love how easy it is to knit and that despite quite long (it’s basically a coat) it knits up really quickly. This might be due to the size of the DROPS Merino Extra Fine yarn that it calls for.

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My friend picked the colour and I absolutely love it for a girl, it’s so unusual it makes it extra special. Here are a couple of detailed shots for you to enjoy.

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What do you think of my label? I had this printed in France from a lady on Etsy and I love them. I add them to all pieces now, on the back is my blog address and my Etsy store.

I also loved choosing the buttons for this cardigan and loved that I had these gorgeous leaves in my stash.

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Finally, here’s a gorgeous shot of little Mary-Catherine in her cardigan (and the bonnet, about which I’ll be blogging later on) with her gorgeous sister Isla in another one of my creations.

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5 thoughts on “FO: Cable Cardigan for a Darling Girl

  1. Oh Anna that jacket is just gorgeous and looks just beautiful on the little baby. So sweet and the buttons are beautiful. That looks like one proud big sister.

  2. oh anna, i love everything about this jacket! the collar, the cables, the buttons… it’s perfect!

    and that last picture is the sweetest ever!!

  3. It’s so beautiful Anna!

  4. This cardigan is so lovely! The color is beautiful too and compliments the pattern well. I love it!

  5. […] this DROPS pattern, and I also knitted her the matching cardigan, which I blogged about here. I knitted all of this back in December 2012, as my friends little girl was born a little early, […]

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