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The Sophisticate, a visit to Chicago

The Sophisticate sweater knit for baby Simon is on it's way.....I love this pattern! I think this will be one of my favorites to knit up for little boys, tho I will need to size it up a bit next time. Gotta love those little 'leather' buttons too :-)

My husband and I made a trip out to Chicago to visit our daughters a couple of weeks ago, and had a blast as usual. My daughter and I ran in the Hot Chocolate 5K put on by the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, and it was a lot of fun. The race was held downtown out of Grant Park, around Soldier Field, and back up behind the museum district. It was a beautiful day, and of course there was Ghiaradelli hot chocolate AND chocolate fondue at the end to motivate us!

We also went out to dinner for Ethiopian food one evening,at Demera Ethiopian Restaurant, a first for me! The aromas when we opened the door to the restaurant were amazing! Dinner (we ordered the chef's special) was served on a large platter without utensils, and th…

Baby Sophisticate

I know it's been awhile since my last post, but I have been knitting and quilting away.....not much sewing tho. My daughter's co-worker has a new baby son named Simon, and I wanted to knit the very cute little Baby Sophisticate sweater for him. Tho it has been said that this pattern 'runs small', baby Simon is a very little guy and I think this sweater will be perfect for him this winter:

Yarn: Jasper by Berocco, colorway: 3844-Mochica Blue Needles: size 8 both circular and DPNs size: 0-3 months