Janne Robberstad

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Baby sweater

By spotogspindel | April 17, 2014

Tomorrow we are visiting our little baby bay grand-child, and I wanted to bring him a little something I made.

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This sweater is knitted in the softest alpaca-yarn on thick needles. I swear it only took about 4 hours to knit! Then another hour putting it together, making the the stamp and printing on it.

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Hopefully the parents will like it too. Lavender is his mother´s favorite color, and his father loves stags (he´s into hunting)

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I find that not a lot of people do this combination, stamping a pattern onto what they´ve knitted. If there is a pattern, it´s knitted into the the knit itself. But printing onto a knit gives quite a different effect. And maybe, since you hardly see it on homemade stuff anyway, that´s why I like it!

Topics: textile | 1 Comment »

One Response to “Baby sweater”

  1. gail Says:
    April 27th, 2014 at 23:44

    Love it!

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