Hard to imagine they were this small - the sweater is so tiny, only 10" from top to bottom, and it was big on my babies. My Mother made the sweater almost 26 years ago when I was expecting my first child. Hard to photograph the colour - it is a lovely shade of grey green, with mother of pearl buttons. The pattern is a classic baby sweater designed by Elizabeth Zimmerman (Baby Sweater on Two Needles).
It just seemed too cute to be sitting in a trunk so I thought I would make a little padded hanger and hang it in my sewing room.
Finished with a bow.
It goes well with the collection of baby clothes already hanging in my sewing room (the other ones are from my Mother's family).
The hanger was a little break from quilting this medallion quilt. I have stitched in the ditch with a walking foot, and am now deciding what to quilt where!
Another break was over-dyeing some handspun yarn that I just didn't like the colour of.
The ones in the pot ended up being dyed with black (the two skeins at the top), and the lower one was over-dyed similar to a pair of socks I just finished knitting and loved the colour scheme (it had started out a very pale, odd colour). I am much happier with these colours.
Theses are the socks I just finished knitting with store bought yarn that I dyed.
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!♥