Monday, 25 July 2011

Simply Sublime Baby Booties


Inspired by the season’s warmth and luminosity, some of the staff in Stirling took it upon themselves to cater to the tiny toes that were emerging to greet their first summer. Using Sublime Pattern 6006 and Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK, Donna and I have already knitted over 8 pairs that are currently on display in the Stirling store’s window. The pattern is also available in the Sublime Booklet 634 where you will also find pretty little cardigans and tempting sweaters to match your booties.


The Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK comes in 29 gorgeously glossy shades. I was particularly enamoured with the juicy “Plum Pie”, “Pinkaboo” and “Honey Bunny” shades, while Donna picked out pastels like the pink “Piglet” and “Cuddle” blue, picking out beautiful wood, brass and mother-of-pearl buttons to finish each pair off.

The easy garter and stocking stitch patterns makes these projects quick and satisfying.

Whether for your own little one or as a special gift, the impossibly soft blend of cashmere, merino and silk is such a treat for little soles/souls. Now if only they made these in a size 6…