Friday, February 8, 2013

FO Friday -- Sophisticated Edition

I know you've all been biting your nails in anticipation, so I'll come right out with it:

My Baby Sophisticate is finished!  Proof:

Thank you all so much for your suggestions about ways to make the sleeves work.  In the end, I had a very specific picture in my head, so I got myself another skein of yarn, then pulled out the sleeve and started again, alternating skeins every other row to better blend the colors. 

You can sort of almost see it if you look very, very closely but I'm willing to live with that.  I'm really happy with the way it turned out, though.  And I'm hoping it will be well loved in its new home. 

Since that's all that's really going on this week, you get a gratuitous puppy shot.  She's growing like a WEED, and while she's definitely not an FO, she is making progress (thank God!).  I think we'll keep her.

Even if she did eat my phone charger.

Have a lovely weekend, guys!  And consider kicking it off with visits to FO Friday and Fiber Arts Friday.  I'll see you there!


  1. oooh, I love that cardi! I love the striped sleeves.

  2. Carrots! Teething puppies love to chew on cold carrots.

    The sweater looks great!

  3. Love it! I need to make myself a grown uppy version of that sweater. ;)

  4. LOVE your stripey sophisticate! I would totally add that to my queue if my son wasn't in the put-everything-in-my-mouth phase ... don't want any choking on buttons! Maybe I could convert it to a pullover ... hmm.... :-D

  5. That jacket is fabulous, love the stripes, the pattern was already in my favourites list I feel quite inspired.
    thanks for sharing

  6. Ah, who could be mad for long while someone looks at them like that...
    The sweater is great! I can't make out a color change however much I squint at it.

  7. Amazing cardi! Love the combination of colors.

    Here's my FO:

  8. Cute cardi, very sophisticated! Cute pup too... I thought you got your colour inspiration from the pup, lol :)

  9. I have yet to see a Baby Sophisticate that isn't the cutest sweater ever, but those stripes are just TOO cute! So's the puppy. :)

  10. Your sweater is adorable! Lots of love went into this project!

  11. that is So Cute!! I may need to make one :-) love the stripes!