I fell in love with this pretty minty green aqua wool in Australia late last year. I love the simplicity of garter stitch for babies, and the simple construction of this sweater.
The one change I made was the picot bind off on the collar to girly it up a bit. It's a 6 to 9 month size so I have time to look for some matching fabric and pair it with some overalls, or perhaps a dress.
Had I thought of it in time I might have used a picot cast on and picot bind off on the bottom edges and perhaps a little pocket. Not that babies have much use for pockets I suppose, but it would seem like a nice design detail. It may be that I'll make this one again, one size bigger. I think it's going to be a nice practical Northern California layer for those fall months.
The pattern called 'garter stitch baby jacket' is from www.morrisyarns.com. They are in Sydney Australia so a search of Ravelry might turn up a more available pattern.
What a lucky little baby girl to have you as her Gram! Absolutely darling as usual and I love your idea of pairing it with overalls!
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