Friday, July 15, 2011

creative friday...super cute summer vest/tanks!

i have gotten really into knitting vests & wearable lately; something a bit beyond the accessory dept...

mostly baby/toddler...  man, i can't help buy wish that i had gotten into this whole knitting thing just a wee bit earlier with all the super cute patterns i see for babes & babettes...

ah, well...there are always friends/sister-in-laws & grandchildren...!!

first up, a lovely rainbow vests...
this one you probably recognize as another 'simple vest'... really trying to cut the stash?? stripes are always a winner in my book...

this one ehren picked out after i made ev's first vest...  lance helped him choose something a bit more 'manly'. ;)

this one was a good pattern to ready me for the sweaters i plan on making our lot for christmas.  it involves seaming, 3-needle bind off & loads of picking up stitches...  took about 10 hours, but i made it a wee bit larger than the 4t so it will fit him through this winter & possibly even next fall/winter as well so it was worth it.
can you tell papa is making faces @ him?? ;)

this one is a 'pebble', i call it sweet baby blues...;) 

discovered this pattern while hunting for something to use up the last bit of mission falls that i had left over from ehren's vest... & fell in love!! 

this one i re sized to about fit a 9-18 month old or so, but it nearly fits ev!...
papa is trying to help her with her modeling poses in this she needs it, right?!?

fruity pebbles; cast on just as soon as the first was off the needles!  (told you i fell in love!)
knit with rainbow-licious yarn from mama jude (on etsy), plant-dyed merino superwash....
we are usually a rainbow family, but on this one i think i actually like the blue cotton one better...

what do you think??



  1. That Pebble vest is especially adorable. I love making sleeveless things- they fly off the needles so quickly!

  2. Do you know how many stitches you modified to make it 9-18m?