Photographing children can be a challenge. We have a talented photographer and great patterns. But it’s the person who wears the sweater in a photo who makes it come to lifeor not. Rhys, our model for the Provence Pullover, has never failed to step up to the plate when asked to participate in a photo shoot.
On the sunny day he was photographed here, he arrived on location with a huge black eye. His mother was mortified that he might be unable to participate in our shoot and apologized over and over. Rhys, who took off to play as soon as he arrived, was game, however, so we decided to go ahead and photograph himthe bright green sweater looked so good on him with his fair complexion and blonde hair! And we got one of the best photographs ever.
So with a little digital magic, voila! No black eye. Rhys and his brother were two of Pat's favorite models for kids’ sweaters. And we can certainly understand why. Thanks Rhys!
Provence 100% mercerized Egyptian cotton
Provence is the perfect yarn for a child's sweater. The mercerization process helps make the fibers more durable and able to handle the wear-and-tear of children's play. It's also machine washableno worries about spilling.
What does mericized mean?
When deciding on which pattern to choose as a tribute to Pat, we wanted one that would represent some of Pat's favorite design elementsone of which is the color green, another is cables.
The cables in this pattern travel back and forth over ribbing, giving the sweater a beautiful all-over texture.
Learn how to make cables.