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Theo's Winter Onesie.


It's finished! I love it! However it turned out too big, but he will grow into it. Better that than too small... I used leftover yarns for this one, and they all are different shades of Drops Baby Merino. I underestimated the need for the dark gray yarn and needed to buy more, so now I have about as much of it left as I had when I started, but it doesn't matter, I'm sure I will find use for it. I was afraid I'd have to buy more of the lavender as well, but I had just enough and there were even a few meters to spare:


If you have missed the post where I wrote about this project earlier, let me bring you up to date. The inspiration for it came from a mystery-sock-KAL by a Finnish blogger, called Muita Ihania (you can find the original pattern here). I had just finished my Arne&Carlos socks so I didn't feel the need for another pair but I loved the pattern and wanted to do something with it. So I decided to use it for a knitted onesie. 

I used the Litte William's Body pattern from Drops Design as the guideline and base for my body, but substituted the charted sections with the ones from the Muita Ihania blog. I didn't do any decreases for the sleeves but knitted them straight. I think those are the only modifications I made (even though mine looks now completely different than the original!)



Yarns: Drops Baby Merino MC #20 dark gray
CCs #13 navy blue, #10 light turquoise, #25 lavender, 
#28 light mint and #02 off-white
Needles: 2.5mm and 3.0mm

By the way: I should start to weave in the end as I knit so I don't end up with a monstrosity like this:


I counted: there were 76 tails to weave in! That took like forever!!!

Comments

  1. Fair isle is still new to me, so I am always in awe of your projects! Love the colors you chose!

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    1. Oh thank you! I've been eyeing your Snowflake cowl on Instagram and you Fair isle looks amazing to me!

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  2. wow, this is a super impressive modification, I love this little knitted suit! I can't wait to see Theo in it, he's going to be cute as pie in his special onesie!

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    1. I was so looking forward for him to get to wear it, but I just have to wait. He's grown quite a lot during the past few weeks so I might not have to wait that long after all :)

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  3. what an adorable onesie -- so much work but it's fabulous

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    1. Thanks, I really like how it turned out as well!

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