eye candy friday

Perhaps the most self-indulgent eye candy friday of all, but it actually has some knitting content, and most eye candys don’t. Check it out: My mom knit the sweater I’m wearing! Yes, this is a photo of me. It was my own idea to push up the cuffs so high, she tells me (I have zero recollection of this). I’m about 4 1/2 years old here; the photo was taken–or rather, developed–in July 1982. I just love the colors in this shot.

me as a coloury child

Edited to add: I just realized that this shot is totally Project Spectrum appropriate!

40 Responses to eye candy friday

  1. moiface says:

    What a great shot to have! That yellow is fabulous and it’s very cool to see that you already had such a great sense of style at 4 1/2 (referring to your alterations of the design by pushing up the cuffs) haha.

  2. Mom says:

    Awwww :)

    I remember the pattern called for size “00” needles! I couldn’t find them that small so I just made the sweater on size “0”. Which is like knitting with angel hair pasta! But worth it for such a cute kid!

    XO Mom

  3. Collette says:

    Oh my gosh! How cute are you? I love that mischievous look. And the pigtails–the sweet, sweet pigtails.

  4. leslie says:

    That is soooo cute! What a keepsake photo!

    I know I am late on this, but your skirt is totally awesome! Fantastic job, and it looks fantastic on you!

  5. Rachel says:

    Wow, did you ALWAYS dress to match the furniture?

    You’re totally adorable, of course, and I love the distinct fashion sense you imposed on your clothing. :)

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