Baby teal

It’s been a while since I showed you a finished project but I think there might be some things in the near future. To start with I’ll show you a baby cardigan that I finished quite some time ago but forget to blog about.

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The pattern is Bruno from Yllotyll design. I don’t think Bruno is a very fitting name for my little cardigan though, since it’s more teal than brown. It’s quite pretty in it’s simplicity.

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The yarn is Manos Silk Blend fino from Manos del Uruguay in color 2370 Steel.

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I had to use two balls of yarn and the first one was done when I was done with the back and the lower parts of the front. It seems that the second ball was a little different in the color but I don’t think that’s bad. Because it happened just on the upper front and sleeves it looks even and totally on purpose so that’s what I’m going with. Especially since I didn’t notice until I was blocking it.

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I did one modification. I don’t really like to crochet button holes on the edge of the garment so I used yarn overs to put them in during the knitting instead.

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The recipient of the cardigan will have cousins with connections to Poland so I thought it appropriate to bring this project to Warsaw and I did some rounds here and there whenever I had a chance. Here the cardigan is with me at the Lazienki park where there is a palace on the water. In the background you can see the hunting lodge. I don’t know about you but I wouldn’t mind living in that hunting lodge.

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Me and the cardigan looking at the view from the Palace of Culture and Science.

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Here we are at a square looking at the socialist realistic architecture (barely) showing in the background.

It’s harder to spot a knitter in the summer but if you look closely there might be something that betray us.

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