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Dandelion Cardigan and Simplicity 2461 Dress

I've had the goal of making myself a completely handmade capsule wardrobe for a while now, but ever since Evelyn was born, I've noticed I have a stronger desire to make clothing for her, instead.  In fact, for our last day of MOPS, I decided that she should have a brand new, handmade outfit.  I was so proud of how it turned out, that I decided I needed to come back to my blog, and tell you about it!

Her cardigan is the Dandelion Cardigan by Along avec Anna in size 2T, and it's made out of Malabrigo Sock in the colorway Ivy.  It's a 100% superwash merino, and I have to say, I really love this yarn.  I've used it in several different projects already, including a sweater for myself, and I keep coming back to it.  The cardigan pattern was pretty easy to follow.  You start by making the sleeves in stockinette, and work the cardigan from the bottom up until you reach the underarm.  Then, the sleeves are added, and the raglan shaping begins.  The dandelion design runnin…

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