Baby Yoke Sweater on the Horizon

I had to drive up to Denver last week to pick up my father-in-law and thought the long drive was worthy of a ‘yarn’ stop.  Afterall, I could not be so close to Boulder and NOT shop in my very favorite yarn store,  Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins!

My father-in-law is a good sport and has always had an interest in my craft pursuits.  We saw an ADORABLE Dale of Norway Baby Yoke Cardigan on display and he ‘enabled’ me to purchase the kit by simply agreeing that it would look easily as adorable on his great-grandaughter…… great-niece, Kate.  Especially, since her great-grandmother was of  Norwegian descent!

My goal is to send it to her for her first birthday in February.  And, if all goes well with it, I will knit the same pattern for her big brother…………..


Dale of Norway Baby Yoke Sweater

This yarn store is wonderful!  I saw several classes that I wish I could participate in, especially the one on assembling sweaters with a professional look.  One of these days I just might have to drive the 2-1/2 hours up to take this class!  I’m sure it would be a trip well spent since THAT is the part of knitting that I am still terrified of.  Now you know why you see several sweaters being knit on my blog but NO finished sweaters….the secret is out!

12 Comments on “Baby Yoke Sweater on the Horizon

  1. I’m driving to Colorado Springs in December and then will return in May. I have visited Knitter’s Kove, Needlework by Holly Berry and Green Weavers. Are there any new shops in CS other than those 3? In May I’m bringing 3-4 knitting friends. Our plan is to hit yarn shops in the CS, Denver and Fort Collins area. Would you mind giving some recommendations of shops not to miss and those that are “if you have time”?


  2. A good finishing class always seemed like a must for me, but I haven’t found one. I did try one that was a bust. Oh well. This sweater you simply must finish though! That picture on the pattern is super cute and I’m so looking forward to seeing your finished product!

  3. Me too, me too. I’m going to be in Boulder next fall, maybe we could take this class together? Love the yarn choices! That sweater is going to be delicious.

  4. That is such a cute sweater. I am right there with you on the need to improve my finishing skills. I think baby sweaters are a good way to do this. You have all the parts completed more quickly, you have smaller amounts of various techniques to practice, and next thing you know there is a finished sweater.

  5. The babgy cardigan looks so sweet & the colors that you bought will be gorgeous knitted up – great choice. I have the same poblem – finishing which I don’t enjoy as I am not good at it. You are not alone!

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