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I swear this yarn looked more grey in the yarn shop.  I am sure this baby is a girl, but we din’t find out the sex, so not really really sure.  I suppose he won’t mind a lilac sweater.  The pattern is the Sock Yarn Sweater by Knitbot and it knits up quite quickly, (even more quickly if you aren’t chasing around two little girls I am sure).  The yarn is  soft organic merino from Swans Island in Maine.  This line of yarn uses all natural dyes and their colors are subtle and calm.  This sweater,  knitted up in size 6-12 months, took half a skein of this Swans Island fingering weight: 100 grams/525 yds per skein.  I used Clover bamboo size 4 needles.  (Their needles make projects even more fun to work on).  I seemed to have saved fewer baby clothes than I remembered, so I need to get to work on the other two patterns in my knitting bag before the little one arrives.