Wednesday 2 January 2013

My First WIP Wednesday of 2013.........Baby Cable Sweater.

Hello there, wishing you all a Happy New Year, did you all enjoy the New Year festivities ? We had a quiet one around our friends house, enjoying good company, good food and drink, playing games and lots of laughs.

Yesterday, was a lazy day as we didn't get to bed until 4am, so I sat watching T.V. and knitting, which brings me to my first WIP Wednesday of 2013.
I got some gorgeous Rowan yarn in the sale last week at John Lewis, which was less than half price, I bought some Cashsoft 4ply, Amy Butler Belle Organic Aran, Cashsoft DK and a couple of balls of Pure Wool Aran.

I wanted to start a new project and was flicking through The Ultimate book of Baby Knits by Debbie Bliss. There are so many gorgeous patterns in there and I had all this new 4ply yarn, I normally knit for little girls but was drawn to the little boy's Cable Sweater, it is so cute.
I had bought some navy yarn which is a colour I wouldn't normally buy but was perfect for this little jumper. I'm not sure who I will give it to yet but my sister is having another baby, she is having a scan tomorrow and will find out what sex she is having. Maybe, after 3 girls she is having a boy and that is why I had this urge to knit for a boy, I will let you know !!!!

I started it on Friday and managed to do the front, back and neck, it isn't very often that the three of us are all in the house together so have made the most of it. I have loved just sat with them doing nothing but watching films, Paige reading Harry Potter and me knitting, we are so rock 'n' roll.

Yesterday, I started the sleeves so I might get it finished this week, today a few of us are going to my friend, Lyn's house for lunch and some crafting, so I can carry on with it round there.

If you pop over to Tami's blog, you can check out what everyone else is working on.

I'll let you know tomorrow whether I will be knitting for a boy or a girl, I'm so excited to be an Aunty again, I will be planning a Baby Shower for my sister, soon.

Have a good week,


thesnailgarden said...

Happy New Year to you all. Golly 4am! I would be a wreck the next day!! :) I don't think you should have mentioned the wool sale at John Lewis, I might just have to take a trip to their nearest shop! ;) Best wishes, Pj x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Loving the photos from your New Years Eve!!! And love love love your project!! Can't wait to see it all done!!

Evelyn said...

My NYE was lovely as well ... I much prefer small, intimate gatherings and spent the night with close friends eating delicious food!

Your new WIP is gorgeous! You'll be done in no time.

Unknown said...

Happy New Year to you and your family Deb, looks like you all had a lovely time together! So did we, to be honest I'm still a bit groggy, lol! (even though I only drank water!) Love that cute sweater, most adorable! Ira x

Unknown said...

I am sure your Sister already had sex, so there isn't a reason to find out what kind of sex she had. LOL! I love that sweater!! Love cables and v-necks and striped ribbings!!

Mona Pendleton said...

Happy New Year Deb! What great photos!

Unknown said...

I always enjoy seeing your photos. And Your sweater looks great so far. Wishing you and your family a happy 2013..


Sarah ~ Crafts from the Cwtch said...

Looks like you had a great NYE - and I love that little cable sweater. Which reminds me, someone I know is having twins in the next couple of months, I should start planning something too :)

Ros Crawford said...

That's a gorgeous sweater ... I'd wear that ( if it was bigger of course) love the colours!

Heidi Kuijer said...

Oh Deb...that is so adorable! You are so talented a knitter and I am just a little green with envy. I think knitting must be so much harder to do than crochet. I am keeping my fingers crossed for you that your sister's will be having a little lad to fill this sweet sweater.

Hugs from Holland ~

Stefanie said...

Your daughter is gorgeous! She reminds me of you.
The navy blue and white are smart together. How exciting to have another addition to the clan.

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