My First Knitted Baby Clothes – Sweater and jump suit

My first knitted baby clothes - sweater and pants - My first knitted baby clothes - sweater and pants - My first knitted baby clothes - sweater and pants - My first knitted baby clothes - sweater and pants - My first knitted baby clothes - sweater and pants -

These sweater and jump suit are the very first clothes I  have knitted. This was 20 years ago. When yarn began to attract me. You may feel that attraction yourself. You walk innocently on a sidewalk when you realise you just passed a yarn store. Your feet are directing you to the entrance even before you made a conscious decision to enter. Once inside, you see and touch the sweetest and softest yarn. And while going through the magazines you find the perfect pattern for that yarn!


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First ever knitting project -

My First Ever Knitting Project

My first (and imperfect) quilt -

My First (and Imperfect) Quilt


My First Paper-Pieced Blocks

My first paper-piecing pattern

My First Paper-Piecing Pattern

Cardinal and Red Berries Quilt -

My First Free-Motion Quilting



Red and Pink Sweet Girl Sweater


This is my second Sweet Girl Sweater. I used Caron Simply Soft 100% acrylic and a 4.5 mm hook. This yarn is very, very soft. So soft that it is a real pleasure to crochet with it. The first Sweet Girl Sweater I have made was dark beige with pink details. I wanted to see how this pattern looks with a darker color and I must say that I love it in red with pink details.

I have added this pattern in my Craftsy Pattern Store, for free, on September 18, 2014, and it was downloaded 422 times. I must not be the only one who likes it!

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Sweet Girl Sweater - Crochet

Sweet Girl Sweater – Crochet

A sweater to keep a little girl warm. The little girl is my niece and the sweater was a birthday present. To go with the quilt I made, Butterflies in the Garden.

I chose a silky medium-size yarn, and a medium crochet hook (4.5 mm). I didn’t follow a pattern as I had a definite idea in my mind: scallops, contrasting borders and hardanger-like details. And, as fate was on my side, the colors were in perfect harmony with the Butterflies in the Garden quilt.

I started with a chain in what we call in French vieux rose (old pink). I love that particular pink. It is soft to the eyes and makes me think of vintage tea cups and saucers … aromatic tea, pretty sandwiches, decadent little desserts…

The sweater is made of rows of double crochet and a few rows of simple crochet. The borders are made last with scallops. All parts are rectangles. Fast, easy, pink and girlie!


Sweet Girl Sweater - Crochet

Sweet Girl Sweater – Crochet

Free pattern on my web site