Little Daisy

If you’re looking for the perfect gift knit for a new baby girl, I can highly recommend a pattern. It’s called Little Daisy, and is from the Third Little Sublime Hand Knit Book. So quick and easy to make, it’s a delightful little design that fits babies from birth to 3 years. I absolutely adore Sublime – their yarns are on the expensive side, but they are truly high quality, and make perfect baby clothes. Their pattern photography is gorgeous as well, there’s a very soft, vintage aesthetic that runs through it all.  
Little Daisy only takes a very small amount of yarn, and works well in cotton or wool, though I prefer the springiness of wool with the garter stitch yoke. Here’s my most recent version, worked in Rowan Pure Wool DK from my stash.
I also made one in James C Brett Kool Kotton, which I quite liked because it was very soft and summery.
This version was knitted in a generic acrylic yarn, and I added some extra rows to the sleeves to make them slightly longer. I love the colour, it looks slightly blue in this picture, but it was actually a fresh minty green.
Finally, my very first attempt was knitted with some really old Sirdar Silky Look DK. I didn’t really like the finished effect very much, as the stitches looked quite messy, and the cardigan felt very floppy and loose.
But I liked the pattern so much that I made three more, and will probably knit more again in the future! If you’re not a fan of the short sleeved look, there is also a long sleeved version in the book, along with lots more cute patterns.

3 thoughts on “Little Daisy

  1. Thanks! I haven't found any favourite patterns for boys yet, which is why I designed a couple myself. There are so many lovely patterns for wee girls, boys seem less popular to design for!


  2. Hi Butterfly Sparkles, Love all your knitting, you have been very busy!Thanks for putting your hand up to join in the blog hop from my blog (littlewoollie), I was wondering if you could drop me quick email and I will forward the info onto you. My email address is littlewoollie@hotmail.com thanks again! Have a great day! Julie x


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