Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Noelle's Snowflake Cardigan

An heirloom knitted coat for our little winter time baby~
             little tatted snowflakes
                          dance across the mohair coat~
                                             while tiny little pearls and crystal beads
        dazzle every snowflake
                        making her sparkle~~~ 

A most perfect coat for a winter time baby~

My own pattern, knitted from natural looped mohair.

tiny, hand tatted snowflakes (each one a work of art)
hand sewn on to the little coat
and then beaded with pearl and crystal accents

like frosty snowflakes that fall from the sky~
each individual little tatted snowflake is uniquely different
no two are exactly alike

made with love~
an heirloom for a precious new grandbaby

even the little "handmade by gb" tag is beaded

Pattern Details
~I used double strand looped mohair for the coat.
~The little sleeves are made to be rolled up.
~The natural, undyed yarn was purchased from one of my trips to the
 Maryland Sheep and Wool festival.
~The little tatted snowflakes were a custom order
made especially for me by Jennifer.

and of course~
a matching Snowflake Hat

Pattern details
~Yarn- Tilli Thomas beaded flurries
~pattern-Tilli Thomas flurries hat
~accented with 3 shades of silver and gray tulle

a little "vintage inspired" ensemble
for our newest granddaughter

"Snowflake Cardigan and Hat"

so precious
just like our baby~
Our first "Noelle"

"Kadence Noelle"
Born December 9, 2012
7 pounds

Our baby was due on Christmas Day -- but she wanted her birthday to be earlier!  We are so blessed and thankful to have a beautiful healthy new grandbaby --- Keri Beth is now a BIG sister!
This precious baby is our Christmas blessing~~



Julie Marie at Idyllhours said...

Congratulations Vicki on your precious little Christmas blessing... I am so very happy for you... her little cardigan and hat is just beautiful... and I know each stitch is filled with so very much love... wishing you a peaceful and blessed Christmas, xoxo Julie Marie

Karen B. said...

Sweet Vicki,
oh my, such a cute little baby girl!!! I am so happy for all of you and just in time for Christmas. She is your special gift!! Your little cardigan and hat are just perfect to keep your tiny bundle warm.
much love and hugs
Karen B. ~ Todolwen

Stitchy Mc Floss said...

Awww she's adorable! I love her name. So sweet.

She will looks so cute in her new cardigan...make with such love and care for such a sweet new baby.

Congrats on your new blessing from Heaven. :)

Debby said...

Oh how adorable that sweater and hat are. I kept scrolling down hoping to see the baby and there she is. She is so beautiful. Congratulations.

Mereknits said...

A huge Congrats is being sent your way, how exciting. Love the sweater and hat, you new little one will look adorable.

The French Bear said...

Congratulations!! She is adorable! Your sweater is perfect, what a beautiful gift, I just love the snowflakes, how I wish I could tat!!!!
Have a wonderful holiday with your precious babies!!!!

Gone Country said...

Congratulations! She's a beauty!

And the cardigan and hat... gorgeous as well!

Enjoy your little Christmas blessing.

Jane S. said...

What a sweet and beautiful baby! All that hair...but she'll still need the hat and cardigan to keep her warm. Congratulations on the new granddaughter. :)

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful granddaughter! She is just precious. And the coat is adorable. Thank you for letting my work be a part of this special moment.

Maggie said...

What a beautiful wonderful Christmas gift for the family to treasure, Kadence Noelle is simply gorgeous!
The little coat and hat are fabulous! clever granny!
Congratulations and a very Merry Christmas to all.

Whimsey Creations said...

Oh what a sweet baby and what a wonderful grandma! That sweater and hat are just precious and I'll bet she will love them as keepsakes one day. Happy Christmas Vicki!

Mosaic Magpie said...

What a beauty! She is absolutely beautiful. We need to see a photo of her wearing the hat and coat. Indeed it is a heirloom you have created, just imagine you will one day see a great grandchild wearing it too!

Acorn to Oak said...

Congratulations on your new grand baby. She's beautiful! What a sweet little sweater you have for her too. :-)

Anonymous said...

Welcome to Kadence Noelle -- she is so-o beautiful! Truly a gift of life. Enjoy every precious moment with her. i hope we'll see a photo of her wearing your exquisite Snowflake Cardigan and Hat. Christmas wishes to you and your family! Wendy

Dorthe said...

Such a lovely little blessing, dear Vicki,a beautiful christmas baby,-
and also to be dressed so wonderfully, in your hand knitted lovely jacket and hat. Both piecea are so very beautiful, I love the tattered snowflakes, in thin and lovely yarn- and the tulle on top of her hat.
Congratulations, being happy grandparents again- the most joy full occation.
Hugs and love, Dorthe

Regina said...

Vicki...the cardigan and hat are adorable and beautiful. Your precious little blessing will look so sweet wearing it.


Kristie Franklin said...

Congratulations Vicki on your new Christmas bundle. What a wonderful blessing at this time of the year! I see so much love in the sweet little coat and hat that you knitted for her. Beautiful work of art! Simply gorgeous!

I send warm wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a grand New Year.

sjmcdowell said...

Congratulations on the arrival of your newest grand daughter, little Noelle.
What a darling cardigan set...It looks like it is spun with Angel wings!

God Bless you and your precious family.

Merry Christmas with Love,


Jim said...

Congratulations Vicky!! What a gorgeous baby!
And the sweater/hat are beautiful.

Createology said...

This little snowflake sweater is just perfect for your precious newest little granddaughter. Every detail is so beautiful. Blessings dear lady...

Suztats said...

Oh, she's adorable!!
That's a gorgeous sweater and hat you've created for your precious new granddaughter. Love the tatted snowflakes!

Petite Michelle Louise said...

how precious and what a blessing!!! she is beyond beautiful and your sweet knitted sweater and hat will adorn her perfectly!! merriest of christmases mon amie and many blessings in2013.

Shirley said...

Hi Vickie, What a precious little girl. She will look so adorable in her little sweater and cap. I know big sister will be lots of help with her. I know every stitch was made with lots of love. I also wanted to thank you for all you have done for me. Your friendship means the world to me. Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

yaya said...

She's beautiful! Congrats to you and her parents! That is the best Christmas present. The sweater and hat are so lovely. Just breath taking! I bet she will look like and angel in it.

Anonymous said...

Vicki, so happy for u and your family getting Noelle for Christmas, I know what joy a newborn bring. U are so clever making the sweater and cap which can be passed down from one generation to another. God's Blessing to all.

Susan Flett Swiderski said...

An absolutely beautiful sweater... for an absolutely beautiful baby. Congratulations!

knitalatte said...

Vicki, Congratulations on your new granddaughter Kadence Noelle. She is a beautiful baby. I know you all must be over the moon in love with her. She will be so adorable in her new sweater and hat that you created just for her. How wonderful to have a new baby for the Christmas holidays. Enjoy, and a very Merry Christmas to you and your family.

margaret said...

what a beautiful baby. A beautiful little cardigan and hat for her too.

marda said...

Congratulations on the beautiful new granddaughter. The sweater and hat are beyond precious. Heirloom pieces for years to come. She's a wonderful early Christmas present.

Rosemary Aubut said...

Beautiful baby and sweater set! Love it!

SuZeQ said...

Vicki, ya know what "gets me" the most about your words in this post? HEIRLOOM ... I love that this absolutely beautiful snowflake cardigan will someday snuggle babies through generations. Somewhere down the line somebody will ask, "My goodness, who created this beautiful piece?" Somebody will answer, "gb." How proud you will be as you look down at this conversation. Great job!

Jenny Short said...

Congratulations, Vicki! She is beautiful and the little coat will make her look like an angel. Sid you make wings for it? The baby nests are so sweet. I know you are sooooo busy. Merry Christmas. xo Jenny

Marlynne said...

Oh what a precious baby and baby jacket. It is displayed beautifully too! I sent a pink scarf for your project several days ago. Marlynne

Sharon Lovejoy said...

Kadence Noelle is beyond lovely. Heart-stoppingly gorgeous and healthy looking. Hurrah!

The cardigan, hat, and snowflakes are amazing. Love the glorious, white purity of them. Perfect for this yule time baby.

Sending love across the miles,


Our baby Luke is FINALLY home from NNICU.

Deb said...

Congratulations, Vicki!! What a wonderful Christmas gift. And the sweater is absolutely perfect for a winter baby!! I love it! Merry Christmas to you and yours!!!

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Oh, Vicki, she is SOOOOO precious! I love the name Noelle! AND I love that sweater! It is exquisite! blessings to you and yours ~ tanna

Gabriela said...

Congratulations Vicky! How wonderful! Your sweater and hat are precious!!Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!!!Love

Gabriela said...

Congratulations Vicky! How wonderful! Your sweater and hat are precious!!Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!!!Love

Sarah Jane said...

Your little granddaughter is beautiful. What a lovely present for her

Carola Bartz said...

Congratulations on your grandchild - she is so sweet! The baby cardigan and the matching hat are darling - so so beautiful, and so lovingly photographed as well. She will look adorable in this outfit.

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The Painted Garden said...

Congratulations on your little Christmas Angel - she is beautiful and will look adorable in her precious snowflake outfit.
Wishing you and your family all the Blessings of Christmas.
Merry Christmas,

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Congrats on the newest addition to the family. She certainly is a Christmas blessing. And is already going to be a very stylish little baby with her lovely handmade outfit from GB. Best wishes, Tammy

Diane said...

Darling baby and such a cutie!! Gorgeous sweater and hat...what a beautiful gift for a beautiful baby...congrats to you all...Merry Christmas baby was born on Dec 18th , we celebrated his 40th birthday this year...time sure does go fast...and am I really that!!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Absolutly beautiful sweater and most precious Noelle!

Neesie said...

What a wonderful precious gift Vicki.
You must all be so thrilled with the arrival of Kadence Noelle. She's such a beautiful baby.
The cardigan and hat are just perfect for her. I know she will bring such joy to your family.
Congratulations to you all :D

Wishing you a peaceful and happy Christmas for you and yours. xoxo

Beth said...

What a beautiful baby girl, and wht a gorgeous little sweater!

KarenB said...

She's beautiful! Love the full head of hair!

Lili said...

Ohhhhh Vicki, she is so beautiful!! And your heirloom winter ensemble for her is exquisite. I have forgotten what the "gb" stands for, I know you told us before. I just love those tags and the placement on the sleeve too! Amazing! xoxo

Esme said...

Vicki this is just darling-she is going to look precious in it. It is the perfect gift to keep any little baby warm. Your talent never fails to amaze me.

Sherrie {Bird Lady} said...

Such a sweet precious sweater set. Love the baby's name. My daughter's middle name is Noelle and our dear friends baby is named Kaydence. Congrats on your new addition. She will be beautiful in the snowflake sweater and hat.