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Twin Sweaters and Booties with Madelinetosh Yarn

My daughter lives with a wonderful family in Boise who is expecting twin baby boys. I will be flying out next week to see her and wanted to knit something special for the twins.  I dug through my stash and found one skein of blue and one skein in off white from Madelintosh. You haven’t lived until you’ve tried Madelinetosh DK which is machine washable merino and is a dream to knit with.  What could I make at lightening speed?  I found the pattern called “Felipe” written by Joji Locatelli on Ravelry. It is a nice little vest type pattern that I could use and make hats and booties to match.

[caption id="attachment_1458" align="aligncenter" width="604"]Twin sweaters on ciruclars Twin sweaters on ciruclars[/caption]

To finish in time for their arrival I made two sets of booties at a time on circulars, made twoFelipe sweater patterns at a time on circulars and completed the set by making two baby hats (complete with their names) at a time.

[caption id="attachment_1457" align="aligncenter" width="604"]Matching Felipe Sweaters Matching Felipe Sweaters with Madelintosh yarn[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1456" align="aligncenter" width="604"]Finished sweaters and booties Finished sweaters and booties[/caption]

I started this project on Monday and will complete the hats and “Yes” the whole set for two by tonight. O.K... so now I’m almost done with my baby gift and get to resume my sock knitting after tonight.

Happy knitting....Kelley


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