Ooh baby baby

Sundays are gift knitting time at my house.  Sometimes I knit birthday gifts, sometimes I knit Christmas gifts, and sometimes I knit baby gifts.  I’ve made several baby gifts lately.  Baby surprise jackets are my favorite baby gift.  They’re easy to make even though some assembly is required.  The ones shown here were made for the twin grandchildren of a friend.  The yarn is Plymouth Jeannee.

A prissy little girl sweater is the Whirligig shrug from Interweave Weekend.  Yarn is Sandnes Garn Alpakka.  This one was also made for friend’s granddaughter.  This is the back of the shrug.

A free download is Boheme which is a cute vest in baby and toddler sizes.  Yarn is Dream in Color Classy in Spring Tickle.   This one would have been nicer if I’d knitted a garter ridge band down the front.  I don’t like the “rolling.”  This is also for a friend’s granddaughter.

I started another one last Sunday.  It is also in Sandnes Garn Alpakka.  The pattern is from knitty.  The name is Helena.  It is a prissy little sweater dress.  I gave some thought to making Elizabeth Zimmerman’s February Sweater from The Knitting Almanac.  But I could visualize Helena in this yarn.

Also on the needles–Noro socks, prayer throw, Lilac leaf shawl, study hall mitts (hibernating and about to enter official UFO status), charity hats

On the loom–using second heddle and 20 ends per inch, a dish towel in 5/2 perle cotton and on the inkle a free draft from Schacht that went with Jane Patrick video

On the wheel–Cocoa the corriedale.

2 Responses to “Ooh baby baby”

  1. 1 Robin July 30, 2010 at 2:49 am

    CUTE CUTE projects! I like the idea of Sunday being a gift knitting day.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Just (k)nits bound off 2015

Maple Grove 1
Maple Grove 2
Exploration Station
Cooper's Snood
Partridge in a pear tree FLK socks
Yancy's Snood
Football Buttons
Naomi's bunny hat
Zachary's monkey hat
Kelley's Journey
Leighanna's bunny hat
Dannie's unicorn hat
Amelia's kitty hat
Two Turtle Dove FLK socks
Kayleigh's Owl hat
Baylor's soccer ball hat
Reagan's puppy hat
Three French Hens FLK socks
Four Calling Birds
Sam the Flock Cancer Frog
Gavin's fish hat
Lullaby Rain
Five Gold Rings
Tony the beat-the-beast Iron Fish hat
Mallory's Favourite
Bob's Owl hat
Six geese-a-layin socks
TTL Mystery Shawl KAL 2015
Seven Swans a Swimmin socks
Gramps Turner
Come What May
Davis Fish Hat
Backpack buddies
Peyton Fish Hat
Camo Gramps
Nine Ladies Dancing Socks
Zombody's eatin candy corn socks
Boheme for L
Buttons for baby Apple
Taylor's Stocking Here I go!
Mark's Stocking Up on the Woof

Just (k)nits for others

Playdate on US size 5 and 6 needles using Wollmeise Pure in No Whale Watching in CO

Just (k)nits in the zone

Just dead (k)nits

Eleven Pipers Piping socks on 2.25 mm needles using Desert Vista Dyeworks Zien and Fish Lips Kiss heel

Just (k)nits hibernating

Sockhead hat


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 51 other followers

%d bloggers like this: