The Blue Blob Revealed

Sugar Bear Cardi - FINISHED

As a commenter so aptly questioned what the blue blob was on the last post, I thought this was the perfect title for this post… revealing the blue blob! As you can see above, it was a Sugar Bear Hooded Cardi that I made for little Tudor, who has made a couple of appearances on the blog since his birth a year ago. And can you really blame me? I mean just look at what a beautiful boy he is now!

Sugar Bear Hoodie

Tudor and his parents came to visit us for an overnight stay on their way to see family in Romania, and it was great seeing them again! They all loved the sweater (and their other gifts – to be written about next time) and everyone agreed that the hoodie really makes Tudor’s cuteness rise by a degree or two. 😉

Sugar Bear Hoodie

I made the two year old size so he could grow into it a bit as well – it is very stretchy, so it still looks good on him now and there’s lots of room for him to grow into it too!

Sugar Bear Hoodie

The cardigan was a breeze to knit and very quick too. The only snags that I think beginners would hit would be at the decreases/increases where the pattern isn’t set and you just have to really wing it. I didn’t have a problem with it, but a less experienced knitter might be a little frustrated that things aren’t quite spelled out for you.

Sugar Bear Hoodie

And I love the color and yarn! This is Becoming Art‘s Suave Sport in Lapis. Suave Sport is, sadly, discontinued, but Becoming Art has plenty of other gorgeous yarns to choose from, and I just love her colors too!

Sugar Bear Hoodie

Sugar Bear Hoodie

I loved knitting this one up and seeing it on this handsome boy as well!

Sugar Bear Hoodie

Pattern – Sugar Bear Hooded Cardi by Kate Oates (project link)
Yarn – Becoming Art Suave Sport in Lapis (rav link | store I used)
Needle – US6 (4.00mm)
Cast on – November 11, 2010
Cast off – December 7, 2010
Modifications – None

Tudor and his parents will come back through again in January for a couple of nights, so I’m definitely looking forward to that! And you can look forward to more pics of this beautiful boy too! 🙂

Sugar Bear Hoodie

Hope your Holiday knitting is treating you well!

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12 responses to “The Blue Blob Revealed

  1. Tasha 12.14.2010 at 11:53 pm

    He’s adorable & that sweater is great! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Beverly 12.15.2010 at 12:22 am

    It’s adorable! Thanks for revealing the blue blob. 🙂 The color is stunning and your knitting is, of course, perfect! I love the hood.

  3. shortly24 12.15.2010 at 3:50 am

    What a gorgeous wee pattern! And you’re right – that is one gorgeous wee chappie! Love the yarn and pattern combo – everything is simply perfect!

  4. Alexandra 12.15.2010 at 4:07 am

    Ooh how cute!!! I love the hood and the color is gorgeous!

  5. atangledyarn 12.15.2010 at 4:41 am

    he is adorable and so is the sweater!!! what a great combination:) also, your pictures look like they belong in a magazine:) very nice:)

  6. julie 12.15.2010 at 9:40 am

    What a sweet pattern, the hood is hysterical:) What a handsome little guy. What is on the buttons??

  7. Andrea 12.15.2010 at 12:32 pm

    Not only is that a great sweater, he looks adorable in it!

  8. Robin 12.16.2010 at 12:41 pm

    Great job on this hoodie, just adorable!

  9. Maya 12.17.2010 at 12:13 am

    aww he is so adorable! I really love the colour of that sweater, my gosh and those buttons go nicely with the hoodie!

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  11. fridica 12.20.2010 at 10:24 am

    Must be so great to see it on him immediately! I usually send out my baby gifts in the mail and rarely ever get a photo back with the little recipient wearing it…

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