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7/1/16

Knits for my Baby


During the last weeks of my pregnancy I completed a few gifts for baby Palma. However we refurnished a room for her, we just store there the baby clothes and gear, I wanted our daughter to sleep in our room at least for a year. I think co-sleeping is a biological need of a newborn. Our room is tiny, we had enough place just for her crib. I decorated the crib with a few handmade softies and knits. I will show you the softies in another post.
This time I haven't created own patterns, I found the patterns on Ravelry, except the blanket, which is a very simple knitting construction and doesn't really require any instruction.

So, let's see the queue. I have already showed you this little west. I followed the pattern of Yarn Madness and used the squirrel chart of Ekornsokkene by Pinneguri. Well, my daughter could wear it just once and I am afraid that was also the last time, since she will grow out before the weather turns off enough cold for this wool shirt.
I also made a little bunny. I was impressed by the designs of Little Cotton Rabits and have always wanted to make one. I am really satisfied with the result, I think this is the cutest knit I have ever made. The photographer used the bunny as a photo prop of Palma's newborn photo session. See the photo on my Ravelry project page. I hope this softie will be something she keeps as an adult too. 
We took home from the hospital wearing this simple knitted beanie I made for her. It came out so tiny, I was suprised how small is a newborn's head. Anyway, she have grown out very quickly.
My favourite of the baby things I completed is this little colorful blanket, which was my bedtime project for a long time and now it is in everyday use, I would like to knit more blankies for her. 


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3 comments:

  1. All items are just so sweet! She will treasure them always. Just be sure to use them often so she benefits from their coziness!

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  2. Gorgeous baby knits for Palma. So many sweet things. I must try a little cotton rabbits pattern. I always see such great crochet patterns for toys but I don't crochet and haven't come across such good knitting patterns for toys.

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  3. I adore that little vest! Such a sweet knit for a baby girl.

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