Take Me Home Knit Baby Sweater

luvstakwiltJune 23, 2008

I am looking for a pattern that was called "Take Me Home" baby sweater. My Mother-in-law made two for my children almost 40 years ago. The pattern was from a company in Malden, MA or that area. It was just the right size for a 6-9 pound baby to come home in and not look lost! The one she made for my children had a small collar and crochet around the edge of at least the collar and possible down the

front.

I have a baby shower to go to on July 12 and would love to make a sweater that will fit a newborn. It doesn't have to be exactly this pattern and I really don't care if it has a collar (gets in the way) but I do want it to have buttons and no ribbons (get in the baby's face)

If anyone has a pattern that will fit this description or size I would love to have a copy of your pattern.

Thank you in advance for any help you can give me with this project.

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sandra_ferguson

Often I've used a small sized pattern and made it in very fine yarn....this generally will turn out a very small sweater. I have a pattern called Knitted Seamless Raglans, 9 mo to size 50 that I've used..it's by leisure Arts. However, I'd think any small pattern would do. If it doesn't appear to be going to be as small as you want it, start over with smaller needles...there's so little actual knitting in these little garments that you can afford to start over any number of times. This pattern starts at the neck and works down, which is good, as you can gauge if it'll be small enough pretty easily.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2008 at 4:13PM
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sheilajoyce_gw

I made a small Elizabeth Zimmerman's Baby Surprise Jacket that came out in small using sport weight yarn. The sleeves need to be made a little longer before you sew them up. You can find her pattern by ordering it online (Google it) or in some of her books. Try the library.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2008 at 1:57AM
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jjknitter

Send me your E-mail addy. I have pattern.
JJKnitter@verizon.net

    Bookmark   June 26, 2008 at 11:32PM
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bevinpa

could I please have the pattern for the take me home sweater thanks bevinpa@yahoo.com

    Bookmark   November 25, 2008 at 9:32PM
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patetc

I'd also like the pattern for the baby sweater. Have a new baby due in our family in a couple months.

Pat

patetc@gmail.com

    Bookmark   November 25, 2008 at 10:37PM
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evelynmorin_comcast_net

I have a pattern the sweater is very tiny but adorable if you would like I can mail a copy

    Bookmark   March 28, 2011 at 9:45PM
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Diane1111

I have the pattern for the Take Me Home Sweater, but I seem to be having a tough time making it come out right. I had the original pattern and tried to put it in a word document and must have messed it up. Could you please send me a copy of it? The original must be in my mother's stash somewhere. Being 82 she forgets where things are. I just took out the pattern as we know someone having twins and the shower will be in December so thought I'd better start the sweaters. Thanks

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 11:43PM
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jjknitter

Hi Diane,
I have the pattern for Take Me Home Baby Set and need
your E-mail addy. so I can send copy.
JJKnitter@verizon.net

    Bookmark   September 23, 2011 at 11:32AM
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lgknitter

I have lost my Take Me Home set directions, also. Could you send me a copy. My email address is ljag29@aol.com p.s. My mom made it for my daughter 30 years ago and she would like for her baby due in June. Thank you so much

    Bookmark   January 17, 2012 at 10:56AM
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bevinpa

could I please have the pattern thanks bevinpa@yahoo.com

    Bookmark   April 5, 2012 at 7:40PM
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jjknitter

to: Bevinpa,
Tried to send pattern to you but won't go thru. Keep getting
message on computer saying error.
If you want send me your snail address and be happy to
mail pattern to you.
JJKnitter@verizon.net

    Bookmark   April 8, 2012 at 2:17AM
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