The best vest

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Remember how I was a bit sick of making sleeves, my nemesis, and that resulted in me making a slipover for little W? It was very cute and had like million ends to weave in (aka, I won’t be making that one again in a long time). But little W is a sneaky little cutiepie, he decided to grow, a lot, and before he had even worn it once, he outgrew the slipover.

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Now, obviously I’m not offended by this. This happens, babies grow. But I didn’t like the idea of little W being without Auntie Ina knits. So therefore I decided to make a new one. The first try was not good (please don’t make me talk about it, not yet, I’m not ready) but the second one, the second one turned out nice.

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It has lovely buttons and adorable pockets and little W looks very distinguished in it. Also, his parents love the vest and that’s all I could ask for. The best part: he didn’t grow out of it for several months.

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Pattern: b21-8 Junior from DROPS design. Yarn: DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk from Garnstudio, color 3609 red.