Luxury Heirloom Aran Style Angora Baby Sweater
Another of my original designs for baby in handspun Angora Rabbit and Merino Wool this time. This cardigan is an heirloom classic, intended to be passed on to the next generation without ever going out of style. It is so soft and warm.
- The sweater will fit a baby of approximately 6 months to 1 year.
- It measures 18 inches around and 10 inches in length.
Any baby will appreciate the luxurious warmth and softness, any mother will love the simple, classic lines and beautiful pattern. This design will look equally stunning on a baby boy or baby girl.
I handknit this baby sweater from some yarn that I handspun specifically for this item. It is a blend that I created with Angora Rabbit fiber and Merino wool. This blend makes a fabulous yarn with lots of spring and softness from the wool and even more luxurious softness, beauty and warmth from the Angora Rabbit.
is the most delicate and softest wool. It has lots of crimp and elasticity making it ideal for spinning into cloud soft baby yarn. Wool is a natural insulator. It absorbs moisture and remains warm even when wet….More about Wool
Angora’s main distinguishing feature is its fluffy surface texture and its ultra soft touch but did you know that it is also one of the warmest natural fibers? It is said to be 7 times warmer, even, than wool and has been known to be prescribed by doctors in Europe for pain relief. It is so comfortable and a valuable insulator! The angora fibers, with their halo, trap warm air against the body and increase the blood flow to the part of the body wrapped in the angora…More about Angora
This design is lovingly and expertly hand knitted in the traditional fashion with great attention to detail. The lines are Simple, Classic and Timeless. This one has plenty of texture in the variety of Aran stitch patterns.
This aran cardigan will make a very special heirloom gift for any baby. You will like it even better when you get it into your own hands.