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FO: Seventies Baby Cardigan (with both my boys)

In May 2011 I knitted Luke a cotton cardigan in a 70s style.

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It’s another DROPS Design pattern, which was a nice knit, that I used some DROPS Safran leftovers for.

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The buttons were from my stash, if I remember right my mum gave them to me from a box that she found where she lived in what used to be East Germany. They look great, by they are very impractical.

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The addition of the little collar is so sweet, it makes the cardigan really special I think.

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At first I wasn’t sure about the colours, especially the brown, but I actually think it looks really good.

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And the orange rib at the bottom and the sleeves gives it some added pope of colour. I don’t think I need to say anything else, so here’s Luke wearing his cardigan, in June 2011 when he was four months old.

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And Max wore this cardigan too in May this year at 2 months.

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Pattern: Cardigan by DROPS Design.
Yarn: DROPS Safran in dark brown, beige, light brown and orange.
Needle size: 2.5mm
Knitting time: May 2011.

1 thought on “FO: Seventies Baby Cardigan (with both my boys)

  1. love love love this!
    hand-me-down handknits are the absolute best!

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