I've learned over the years to involve her in any kind of decision that has to do with clothes. I didn't tell her what I was making but took her to the shop with me to pick out a color. Didn't she do a good job picking out this beautiful green?
I made her the Plain Vest by Pickles using 2 skeins of Vanna's Choice yarn in Fern. The pattern for the first year is free but the other sizes you have to buy. Although she usually runs in the smaller sizes, I decided to knit the vest in the 7-8 size because I was worried she would outgrow the 5-6 too quickly. So glad I did that, because it fits her so nicely!
I had kind of taken a knitting hiatus, so it felt good to bring out the needles again. Now I'm in full knitting fever with Christmas gifting on the brain.