Annie’s Hook & Needle Club – Kit 25 – Little Princess Baby Sweater Review

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Annie’s Hook & Needle Club sent me an adorable baby sweater project for my 25th kit. This was perfect timing for this kit as I was looking for a baby shower gift and when the mother announced that she was having a girl. I just knew this was the gift planned for this little newborn to be.

The Little Princess Baby Sweater is an easy level pattern that requires both a H and 7 size hook from my own tools. The kit will supply 450 yards of medium (worsted) weight acrylic pink yarn but in addition to the hooks you will need a tapestry needle, sewing needle, 5/8 inch button, and matching sewing thread to complete the sweater.

The pattern was easy to follow and very understandable. This would actually be a good pattern for a crocheter who would like to get her feet wet this area. Besides the basic stitches of the chain stitch and single crochet, you will need to have a working knowledge of the single crochet decrease (Single Crochet Decrease) and the the extended single crochet (extended single crochet).

The yarn they sent was a breeze to work with and the color was a gorgeous shade of pink. I just wish it wasn’t in unmarked labels as I would have loved to been able to buy more of it.

This was not a fast kit for me, as it took me a few weeks to finish. You will want to make sure you read the instructions carefully and make the pieces in order. It really helped to used the stitch markers so, be advised or otherwise you might lose your spot.

I am rating this kit a 9, losing one point for the yarn being in unmarked labels. If your have received the same kit would love to know if you enjoyed it as much as I did. As for me, I am anxiously awaiting a picture from my cousins new baby adorned in this Princess Sweater.

Until next time, keep those hooks flying.

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About crochetwithpassion

I have been certified through the Craft Yarn Council both in teaching and Instructor. I also have been teaching people to crochet for over fifteen years. This is what I will be doing through this blog. In the Crochet Master Class there are 18 projects. Some of the projects will be familiar to me such as Hairpin Lace; Tunisian Crochet; Filet Crochet; Double Ended Crochet; painted Crochet; Aran Crochet and Irish Crochet. However there are several in the book that are new and have peaked my interest and that includes the following: Woven Crochet; Tapestry Crochet; Entrelac Crochet; Fashion Crochet; Tassels; Bullion Stitch; Overlay Crochet; Bead Crochet; Bruges Crochet; Free-form crochet and Wire Crochet. Since Crocheting is a time consuming craft I will only be posting once a week. If you are like me and love to crochet but would really like to challenge yourself to go beyond what you are now doing, come along with me and move to the next level. Although the actual patterns will not be posted (copyright law) I will take you through each project and go through the process of each one. This is not a blog about free crochet patterns or selling crochet tools. What I would like to do is take you with me on the journey through this book as I learn and crochet each of 18 projects. I will attempt to crochet each project in the book, and in the process recording in detail my progress and the problems I encounter along the way and the process I went through to accomplish each project. I am hoping that you will not only learn from my experience but that it will inspire you to push yourself to the next phase in your crocheting skills. Until next time; keep those hooks flying.
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2 Responses to Annie’s Hook & Needle Club – Kit 25 – Little Princess Baby Sweater Review

  1. That is the cutest little baby sweater ever. 🙂 Would it be easy to add buttons to it? It looks that way. Love the pattern, very unusual.

  2. Pamela says:

    I agree, this is a very cute sweater and yes there is directions for a button hole, so a button is very much a possibility. Thanks for your feedback.

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