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I am a work from home, home schooling Mom who loves her Kids...yep, I think my kids are great. You will find me: Knitting, cross stitch, embroidery and working with felt are things I enjoy for fun. I also love to decorate and find deep satisfaction in decorating my home with great finds and my handmade items.  Gardening is one of my great loves, it like decorating outside!

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Yoke Sweater for Alex

I got the boy to model the sweater I knitted for him...not to his neglect but we had rain for three days.
Cool Dude Pose

    The pattern and the yarn are Bernat...I really like the denim style yarn it is very soft and easy to work with.
The Sensitive Sweet Guy Pose
The pattern was a little difficult to read.  Kind of skipped a few steps...but I figured it out.  It was also written different than what the photo showed. I had to use four balls of blue instead of three  But it fit well, and I will be making one for my doughtier in Red.  Hers I will make a size larger, though his is a perfect fit...it will not fit him next year.
Fun Lovin' Guy Pose

I am not selling anything...but if you want to make one go to www.bernat.com and the sweater is called Yoke Sweater.
Sears Catalog Model Pose




11 comments:

Lotus said...

AW, the pics aren't working! but I'm Alex loves the sweater! ; )
Lotus

Marushka C. said...

That is a beautiful sweater! He looks like he is very pleased with it, too.

WonderWhyGal said...

ooooh, the photos won't load for me :-( I hope it's just me.

Spinster Beth said...

The pictures aren't there :)

Forest-Dweller said...

So sorry...I think it is fixed now.

April's Homemaking said...

What a wonderful sweater, how wonderful that you can craft such great things!! Great pictures!! Look forward to checking out more of your blog! ~April

Voie de Vie said...

Yup, pics are there - very funny! The sweater looks good on him.

Jeanny House said...

Beautiful sweater. I've been knitting for several years and still haven't tried color work. Kudos to you!

WonderWhyGal said...

That is a great sweater and he looks adorable in it. I hope he gets more than one year out of it.

Kathryn Ray said...

That's a great sweater. How generous of your boy to do so much posing. ;-)

Carrie "Forrest" said...

Oh, yes its nice to have such a willing handsome model.