In May of 2012, my first niece was born – the sweet, fabulous, curly-headed Eva (I mean, seriously, she has the most beautiful head of wild curls that I have ever seen). She’s quite the Diva, but I totally failed her. I had a baby blanket in the works. In fact, it was 3/4 of the way done when she was born!! It was a fun knit with lovely lace that was beautiful in the alpaca yarn, but then work, family, deadline knitting, LIFE got in the way. Eva is nearly 3 now and I JUST finished her blanket and there’s really only one reason why – I decided to take a step back from working for others in the knitting realm. I’ve actually gotten so much of my personal knitting finished that I feel more productive now than I have all year! The baby blanket, a hat for my nephew, a hat for my brother-in-law, spun five new yarns for Christmas gifts.

Eva FeaturedAnyways, back to the blanket – I’ll be mailing it off to her shortly, but I also wrote up the pattern. I hope you like the endearing simplicity of it. Delicate texture, subtle lace, and all wrapped in the soft halo of the alpaca yarn. It’s Finally Eva’s. 🙂

You can purchase it through my own store or through Ravelry.  Here are the pattern specifics:

Finally Eve WEB8 Finally Eva by Tabetha Hedrick Finally Eva by Tabetha Hedrickskill level
Advanced Beginner

yarn
426 yds / 390 m Worsted Weight, CYC #4
Sample shown in: Berroco Ultra Alpaca (215 yds / 198 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g ball; 50% Alpaca, 50% Wool): Lavender Mix #6283, 2 skeins.

needles
Size 7 US (4.5 mm) 24-inch / 61 cm circular needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct finished gauge.

notions
tapestry needle

 

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2 thoughts on “Finally Eva’s Pattern Release

  • November 16, 2014 at 1:01 pm
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    I spent a year knitting a sweater for my son. I ran out of yarn so I had to alternate skeins when I couldn’t get the same dye lot I started with. It will not fit him for long but luckily I have a younger son that will be able to wear it in a few years.

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