When I first started knitting, I couldn’t help but share my joy with everyone I knew. Co-workers with new babies would arrive at work and find tiny hats on their chairs. I would pull out my measuring tape at birthday parties and play dates. Over time, I realized that there were some people who loved these gifts, and some who buried them deep in the back of the closet. My friend, Liz, was one of those early recipients who seemed to like whatever hand-knit contraption I sent her way. So, I started making it a yearly ritual to knit sweaters for her two girls, Lulu and Ellie.
Here is the pattern for Lulu’s 2015 sweater. While I have never met the sheep that produced this yarn (apparently, they live in South Africa), it is a project that I started last year and just finished, so I figured it was fair game for a post. Enjoy!
UPDATE: Either Lulu grew since the time I measured her arms, or this sweater is a little bit more fitted around the body than others I have made for her. Fortunately, the sleeves are worked from the shoulder down, so it should be easy to add to them! In the meantime, I’ve revised the pattern to lengthen the sleeves by an inch.