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FO: Cable Coat and Beret

Back in 2012 my friend Heidy ordered one cable coat for her little girl Sophia, doesn’t she look adorable in it? Well, Heidy liked it so much she ordered another one in navy blue with a matching beret.

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This is a great DROPS pattern, which I knitted using DROPS Merino Extra Fine, which calls for size 4mm needles, so a nice, quick knit.

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The cables next to the buttons give the little coat a little bit of extra detail. As do the cables that are knitted along the yoke.

HI 34A crochet picot edge on the bottom of the coat, the sleeves and the little collar make it look even more girly.

HI 37 HI 38It’s another favourite pattern of mine, mainly because it’s all knitted in one, just a bit of seaming to do under the arms and that’s it. The best about knitting DROPS patterns in my opinion, they often don’t call for a lot of seaming and sewing.

The beret also looks great. And is a very straightforward knit.

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I love how the decreases make a very pretty crown.

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And Sophia looks just soo adorable in her little ensemble.

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FO: My Purple Hat

Last weekend I took some time out of my queue knitting and finally knitted myself a hat. I’d picked the yarn ages ago, after I had bought a new purple coat, and I absolutely love the colour.

I love the effect of the pattern, parts of it looks like leaves.

It was actually a really quick knit, I finished it in only a night and some of the next day.

The yarn is, as always from the guys at DROPS, as is the pattern.

And here are some shots of me wearing it, my husband was good enough to take them for me.