Friday, 25 January 2013

FO Friday

I've got a couple of FO's to show off today. First up is a pair of dungarees I made for my youngest daughter. I think I could probably have done with going a size up and making the legs a bit longer but I'm hoping she'll potty train over the Summer so she should get a reasonable amount of use out of them before then. Just thought, I really need to knit her a skirty at some point! When did my baby get so big damnit!

Ahem! Well here she is in her Bayside Britches...

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As you can see, she's not very happy about being photographed. Say "cheese" hunny?

NOOOOOO!!!!

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She's been a bit of a madam this week. Possibly sleep related or maybe she's coming down with something. Or maybe she's just really fed up with people taking photos of her?

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Can I just take a quick picture of the fab mushroom buttons that I've been hoarding for years?

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I guess not then!

Aren't toddlers fun! At the moment she is very fond of phrases like "No!", "Stop That!", "Go AWAY!" etc. She's a bit of a tyrant, the other children tend to just back down to her in order to save their eardrums from another of her screaming fits. What a little angel!


Anyways, here is a final photo of her in a more happy mood. She's modelling the Baby Jester hat I made for a friend's little boy.

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It's a lovely pattern and great for beginners :-) I sized it up a little because he has a larger head than the "average" 1 year old and I wanted it to have enough room to fit for a while. Hopefully it will be keeping him warm for a few years to come :-)

Thanks for dropping by, more FO Friday posts at Tami's Amis

13 comments:

  1. The jester hat is super cute-- sorry your little one is having fits of misbehaving! hope it gets better :)

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  2. I like the overalls, and the hat is great! I'm not looking forward to that aspect of the toddler years!

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    1. Thank you :-) Toddlers are fun :-S

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  3. Hahahahaha. She's going to look back on these photos some day and shake her head. Both projects are very cute. And, I agree, a skirt is definitely in order!

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  4. The overalls are really cute and you can always retake the photos.. like when she's sleeping ;)

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  5. I just had to laugh! Oh boy do I remember those toddler two years. I don't miss them for sure. Great projects here.

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    1. They are something special aren't they! At least this is the last time I'll have to deal with them >.<

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  6. Oh she is adorable! I especially love the ruffled edges of the overalls legs. So, so cute!

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    1. Thank you :-) The ruffles are just a simple picot cast off. I considered doing full on ruffles but as the legs were fairly wide anyway I didn't think it would look quite right

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  7. Her overall is pretty even though she don't seem to like it ;)
    I sure don't miss those years. But it can be hard to get older kids to model knitwear as well ;)

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