Crochet sweater from Fleisher


Finished Sweater for cousin’s baby. Don’t ask about the buttons. Pattern from 1960’s Fleisher pattern book. Made matching booties also, but forgot to take a picture. 🙁
Believe me, it is the same sweater, the colour looks different because…well, just because! I can’t really say which one looks most like the original: I’d say they both do, coming from opposite sides of the spectrum.:D

Here is the back:

This was the back with one front done:

Update: Oops! I deleted your comment, Sheila. Never mind. I read it and that is what is important, right?! Anyway, as I had said in my reply to your comment, the sweater didn’t take very long to make at all, which is why I love using crochet rather than knit for kidswear. To paraphrase someone on the Net, I have the attention span of a gnat, so anything larger or which takes longer to finish gets either frogged or trashed. ;0

In love with sewing, weaving, crochet, and with bags and pouches and fabric. I love colour and pattern and texture. I love having my hands busy. Some day I hope my craft will become my day job.

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