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Friday, April 13, 2018

FO Friday | Quick Sand.

Sunday afternoon - in addition to coloring (and showing off my spring pedicure) - we took finished photos of Quick Sand.

I'm not sure holding a toddler really shows off the sweater details, but this is the fourth time I've knit the pattern. Y'all know what it looks like, right?



My gauge was a little tighter than what the pattern called for, so I knit the next up size. It worked perfectly. I followed Heidi's excellent instructions as written except for the hems. On the body, I worked two rows of garter before binding off; and on the sleeves, I went down a needle size to work those two rows of garter and bind off. I'm really happy with how it turned out! (project on Ravelry here)

...and yay for Friday - have a wonderful weekend!

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12 Comments:

Blogger Vera said...

So, so pretty! And so, so Spring-like!! It is beautiful Mary and you know we all enjoy the toddler pics! Have a wonderful weekend.

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger Bonny said...

I really love that color! It's a beautiful sweater, made even nicer with a smiling toddler.

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger Kym said...

It's just lovely, Mary -- and all the better with added toddler! I really love that color. It looks just great on you. :-)

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger Debbie said...

That sweater is really beautiful and the color is perfect for Spring!

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger AsKatKnits said...

Gorgeous, Mary!

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger margene said...

Perfect spring/summer sweater! You all look so happy!

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger Vicki Knitorious said...

LOVE IT!! I was so happy to see these photos in my IG feed this morning. That sweater is just wonderful and I especially love the color. Adorable boy, too!! The expressions are priceless.

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger Penny said...

Well, I think that sweet little toddler enhances the pattern beautifully! And what a lovely color! Yes, yay for this gorgeous 81 degree Friday!! : ) Enjoy your weekend!

Friday, 13 April, 2018  
Blogger Carole said...

Great color and I think the toddler wrangling added to the photo shoot!

Saturday, 14 April, 2018  
Blogger karen said...

I love the purple, I love the sweater design and I love how it fits you perfectly!!

Sunday, 15 April, 2018  
Blogger Lorette said...

That is gorgeous! I love the color!

Thursday, 19 April, 2018  
Blogger Lydia said...

I really need to knit this sweater [ or three!]

Saturday, 28 April, 2018  

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