Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Tomten Fun!

A finished Tomten for my sweet little girl, who has just turned 16 months old. It was so fun to make that I have begun another, what I am calling the Teeny-Tiny Tomten, for her little sister, who is due to be born in January! Check out the progress of this Tomten (and the Teeny-Tiny) on my blog, Such Small Hands.


  • Eeee, that's cute! She does look like a little elf.

    By Blogger Alexandra, at 12:32 PM  

  • Just precious. I enjoyed peeking on your blog as well. Many sweet posts of your darling Bunny. I look forward to seeing the tiny Tomten.

    By Blogger Molly, at 1:49 PM  

  • This is a beautiful sweater. What kind of yarn did you use for it?

    By Blogger Sally, at 9:09 PM  

  • What a darling coat! The photo made me exclaim outloud. I want to make one of these once I am done with the saddle shoulder sweater I'm working on. Marty

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5:14 AM  

  • Are the tomten sweaters child-size only? I want one! It's so cute! Then again, I could probably fit into a large children's size sweater...what's the scoop on this pattern?

    By Blogger rabbit haircut, at 10:46 AM  

  • That's just adorable. Did you do the short-rows on the back? I started making mine and forgot to do that...

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 4:24 PM  

  • Soooo cute! Your daughter is an absolute doll, and the Tomten suits her perfectly. Beautiful work on both counts, mamma!

    By Blogger Sarah / Blue Garter, at 7:20 PM  

  • What a little cutie. :-D

    By Blogger Bronte, at 1:42 AM  

  • First, thanks for all the nice words!

    Just a few answers to questions- I used Encore washable wool, which is worsted weight, and size 8 needles, and it produced this jacket. Different size needles/yarn would make a different sized jacket, so you could really make one in any size!!! I used the pattern in Opinionated Knitter, although I think it's also included in Knitting Without Tears.

    Knit on! :)

    By Blogger MamaK, at 5:16 PM  

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