Friday, September 28, 2007

Look What I Got…

Yes, it's the new book from Susan B. Anderson - Itty-Bitty Nursery! I helped design and layout for some of Susan's free patterns (which you can find on the sidebar of her blog) and to thank me she sent me an autographed copy. How cool is that?! If you haven't already you need to get a copy for yourself. As usual there are tons of cute, cute baby knits in here!Oh, what's that you say? Why yes it is and thanks for noticing my finished Aamu! I'm pretty happy with how it turned out but there is one thing that I don't like, the bottom ribbing is not fitted at all. I'm worried it will look and get stretched out. Maybe I should try washing and putting it in the drier for a bit to see if it will shrink? Well, I think I'll leave it as is for now - it's defiantly wearable, I do like it.Pattern Source: "Aamu" from Berroco's Norah Gaughan Volume 1
Yarn: Noro Silk Garden
Size: small


THANK YOU for all the positive comments on my Flower-Pin Tags and Blossom Barrettes!!! I'm working on stocking up with some so I can put them here and here. In the mean time, I will have the drawing on Sunday so I'll take comments through Saturday.

Thanks again, I really appreciate you all for stopping by!

Have a great weekend!


Sarah Jackson said...

very nice sweater! it looks so pretty.

peaknit said...

Your aamu is just awesome! And it looks great on you! I was so delisriously excited to get an autographed copy - aren't the patterns just sweet?! Like Susie herself!

Adrienne said...

Oh BEAUTIFUL! I want that book! Great that you got an autographed copy!!!

Mandy said...

The aamu is BEAUTIFUL! That color is stunning.

I didn't realize itty bitty nursery was out yet!!!! I need that book!

a friend to knit with said...

Jill, I love your aamu!!! It looks fabuous! You can always run elastic thread on the inside through the ribbing, to make it tighter. I have done that before, and it works. I love the way you are wearing it.
Cute book.....I will have to check it out!

StarSpry said...

How cool that you got an autographed copy of Itty-Bitty Nursery!

Aamu looks great. I love how the striping turned out :)

Lisa said...

I think this looks great. I also love the little crocheted hair bows in the earlier post!

Denise said...

Oh I can hardly stand it... I pre-ordered Susan's new book from Amazon when I ordered her hat book, and Amazon still hasn't shipped it... I hope they sent it out next week! I can't wait to see all the cute stuff.
Love your Aamu.