I have no idea why this jacket was named Duck Soup but I liked the pattern and had to make it for one of my children. And who wants to knit a big jacket for a six year old when you can make one for a two year old? So I got my yarn and started working on it in October. Yes, you read it right. October.
The pattern is easy and not complicated at all. It's worked from top and is all one piece. But it took me five months to finish it. The thing is that I ran out of yarn. Twice. Ha. Living overseas makes everything a little more complicated. I had to order online and wait for a month. Twice.
So I finally finished knitting the jacket and all I had left was making toggles. I looked outside my window and saw it was Christmas and too cold to wear the jacket. I put it away and decided to finish it later.
Last week the weather became very nice and warm. I suddenly remembered about the unfinished Duck Soup jacket. Finally I made myself sit down and finish the toggles and sew them in place. That took me an hour. Talk about procrastination.
I am very glad I finished it though. It looks very cute on and Katelyn seems to like it a lot. It is a little on the short side. I should get used to the idea that all the things I make are short for my kids and just start making adjustments. XXL for extra extra long.