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FO Friday: Toddler Cardigan

A good friend of mine who regularly orders things for her girls, put in another order, this time for a cardigan for her eldest daughter in November of this year (on a side note we went to her daughters birthday party last weekend).

It’s a lovely pattern, and one I had to pick from the DROPS Children patterns rather than the DROPS Baby range.

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The pattern is knitted with two strands of DROPS Alpaca, so it has a lovely soft quality. The two strands mean that it was a very quick knit, using a 4.5mm needle.

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My friend picked the colour, which I absolutely love. It’s so nice and not typically girly, but looks so gorgeous when knitted up.

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I used some buttons that I had in my stash, which I love too. They just add extra beauty to the cardigan.

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And the shirring at the top is created by knitting the double strands in single strands, it creates a very pretty effect.

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And here’s an FO appreciation photo of my friends daughter wearing her new cardigan, and another one of her and her sister, both of them wearing my creations.

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3 thoughts on “FO Friday: Toddler Cardigan

  1. a completely gorgeous cardigan (love love those tree buttons!)
    and such completely adorable models!!

  2. oh my gosh, they are so freaking adorable!! I love the facial expressions toddlers make. Those sweaters a stunning, the blue shirring looks so good on your daughter’s friend. Side note- my kiddo love Octonauts, too!

  3. […] I posted about the cardigan I made for my friends eldest daughter, since I’ve knitted a load of other […]

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