Saturday, February 23, 2008

FO- Baby Moderne

The beast is finished. My first finished object of 2008, and we are almost to March!
Project: Baby Moderne, Mason Dixon Knitting
Yarn: Knit Picks Swish Superwash
Started: September 17, 2007
Finished: February 18, 2008
Baby Moderne Finished!
Baby Moderne Finished 2
Overall I am a fan of the finished blankie, although it has not yet hit the wash. I might be more gentle with that this time around as I have had surprises with the Swish yarn in the past. I made a few mistakes when begining the intarsia technique, but I didn't notice until I was too far past them to care any more. I just couldn't bear to reknit that much garter stitch. It is not THAT obvious
Another mistakeOOps!
Towards the end I definitly wanted to be done with this blanket!! I didn't expect it to take me 5 months to complete, but I did reach my goal of finishing it before going back to work! I even had a week to spare.

Hopefully with my return to work I will be able to make progress on the Cables and O's Cardigan once again!


  1. i love how this turned out!!! it's perfect! even with the mistakes... my thoughts on these little errors... nothing is ever perfect. and neither is your blankie :)

  2. Congrats on finishing! It looks fantastic and no one will ever notice those little hiccups in the intarsia. I hope Eleni drags it around while sucking her thumb for years to come!

  3. I never in a million years would have noticed those mistakes....I was just thinking how professional it looks in the other photos!

  4. Looks great! I wouldn't have noticed those mistakes either as it looks perfect in the other pictures!

  5. Very awesome! I love the brown in with the more baby-ish colors, definitely adds to the "moderne" part!

  6. Gorgeous! I love the colors you chose, it really looks fantastic. I'm also working on this pattern and seeing yours makes me want to knit on it some more right now.

  7. It looks terrific, Amanda! My Big, Boring Baby Blanket of Tears and Destruction has mistakes, too, lol! Also, good luck at your first week back in the office!!

  8. an update would be nice, thanks!!

  9. Are you not updating your blog because I failed to comment on how lovely your Baby Moderne turned out? My apologies...It's gorgeous!

    Now please feel free to post.