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FO: Gorgeous Girl in a Winter Romper

A friend from my previous work life saw me post about another winter romper here, asked me to make one for her gorgeous little girl.

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I used the lovely Vinterdrakt pattern from the Paelas ladies. It’s a great pattern, but it’s got a few mistakes throughout, which I had spotted the first time I used the pattern and had corrected in my version. I keep thinking I should let them know so they can correct it for others that buy the pattern.

I used DROPS Muskat for the romper as I had done for the previous one I had knitted.

I love the colour my friend picked, it’s such a wonderful purple and the pictures don’t really do it justice.

The waffle stitches at the top works really well, especially after I learnt from the last time knitting this that I needed to keep them very loose.

And the added i-cord in the pink gives it that extra pop of colour, which looks great!

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My friend sent me these gorgeous pictures of her little girl wearing them and I am so pleased with how it fits her and she just looks adorable!

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STATS
Pattern: Vinterdrakt/Winter Romper by Paelas Paelas.
Yarn: DROPS Muskat in dark purple and coral.
Needle size: 4mm
Knitting time: 7th-10th January 2016.

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Linking up with Jodi with a portrait of my children once a week for 2016.

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Luke: jumping in his PJs…we’ve had to promise that we will buy him a new trampoline once we’re settled in Australia! Hang on…did I tell mention it on here? We’re immigrating to Australia in August!!! (Canon EOS 550D, f/4, 1/400 sec, ISO-100).

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Max: this boy is a climber…in his PJs…doing a jig up on the ladder (second child and all that…)(Canon EOS 550D, f/10, 1/250 sec, ISO-100).

 

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Linking up with Jodi with a portrait of my children once a week for 2016.

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Luke: perfect way to end an otherwise wet and cold half-term…in the paddling pool!(Canon EOS 550D, f/5.6, 1/500 sec, ISO-100).

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Max: getting ready for a life in the sunshine!!! (Canon EOS 550D, f/5.6, 1/500 sec, ISO-100).