Fortunately, as you can see below, the shrug looks much better on than off! I have never made (or worn) a shrug before, so I was concerned about this "tube" I was making for my daughter, but she looked so adorable in it. Its scary how much older she looked in this "grown-up" piece! She's only 2 1/2!!! I think part of it is the dress - which almost gives her the appearance of a "bust". YIKES! I'm certainly not ready for that!
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Easter Shrug - Pattern Now Available!
My daughter and I made an un-accompanied visit to Walmart this week. As we strolled past the baby section, the Easter dresses made me halt in my tracks! Now in the past, Anna has received dresses that were appropriate for Easter well in advance of the holiday, but not this year. I resisted the urge to buy the frilliest, girliest dress I found. Instead, we went for a less expensive one that I thought she might actually wear again. For some reason, every single Easter dress there was short-sleeved, even though its usually less than 50 degrees here on Easter day! Since I've been on such a crochet kick I figured I'd make my little girl a sweater to cover up her bare arms, and this is what I came up with: