I started the sweater on Saturday morning. On Monday night I completed the body. On Wednesday night I completed the edging. Sleeve 1 took about a day and a half, sleeve 2 took a little longer. Mostly because I was making an effort to not be a delinquent parent (I took Ali to the art museum and to some other fun stuff that wasn't knitting friendly) and we had a lot of social demands this weekend.
I know it looks gigantic on her - she disappears under it in the photo of the back - but she's just 1 month old, so it shouldn't fit for 5 months. And in 5 months it just might be under 80 degrees here. :)
A cutie sweater in just over a week, that's a damn good project if you ask me. I have tons of yarn left over though - maybe I'll make a matching hat. I don't think I'm going to start Alison's immediately, I have to refigure the pattern some since she's so tall.
Back to work on my French Market bag. And I may start some Christmas presents to try to stay ahead of the game.
At one of the aforementioned social events this weekend, Emily received a really great blanket from an old family friend. It was cute and crafty, so I can't not post a photo right?
I picked up Mason-Dixon knitting at the library about a week ago and have been slowly looking through it. I really like the washclothes, felted boxes and baby bibs. I've got a mountain of cotton and some wool, maybe I'll be knitting up some gifts to have on hand soon.