The learning curve stretches ever upward.The pattern says 5x 50gm balls. I used a 100gm skein and have 45gms left over. I also used a little bit of the 150gms of grey I bought to make up the required amount of wool, probably about 10gms all up, to make the bands. I know I am not using the exact yarn specified in the pattern, but I used the same needle size and pretty much made gauge. If I was out by more than 10% I would have been surprised, but to use less than 25% of the yarn I was supposed to need just leaves me speechless. Life is indeed full of the unexpected!
Knitting is a great mystery grasshopper.
And another garment in Amy's new summer range made from yet another piece of fabric from the great Japan haul from Ellen. The gift that keeps giving Ellen! Thanks!!
Note: As requested - the knitting pattern is from a feature on Baby Knits for Beginners in the March 2003 edition of the Australian Women's Weekly Magazine (p173-4, 235-237). I've knit the largest of 3 sizes, which is 6 months. You might be able to get a copy of the pattern by contacting the Women's Weekly direct.