Category Archives: Baby

KCW Sewing Alternatives

Kid’s Clothes Week  started Monday.  I was still camping with 4 other families.  The plan was to come home, put my pattern together while washing my fabric, then sew begin sewing on Tuesday while responsibly doing all of the laundry from camp (which turned out … Continue reading

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KCW Imposter

This wasn’t planned, but A was supposed to need a sunhat for vacation and the broad brim on the Purl SOHO Baby Sun Bonnet seemed to fit the bill.  The plan was and is to make her a Jilly Atlanta … Continue reading

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A Floral Not-Afghan

Pinterest and Ravelry led me to believe it would be awesome to make a colorful floral baby afghan.  After it sat barely started for a couple of years (because I hated connecting the flowers) it became a scarf for A to … Continue reading

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Speckled Cardi

Fresh off the hook another Swing Set Cardigan from Little Crochet: Modern Designs for Babies and Toddlers by  Linda Permann.  This took a couple of evenings, but was very quick overall.   I followed the 9m-18m instructions, but used worsted weight Perfection … Continue reading

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KCW Day 7: Balmy Day Rosemary

More details, fewer headaches.  That is how this Violette Field Threads Rosemary felt after my battle with Obstinate Dottie.  These pintucks are a first and certainly won’t be a last.   Pintucks are one of many details that make me smile … Continue reading

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KCW Day 4: Obstinate Dottie

This sea green cotton with its parade of party dots really wanted to be more playful than the rosebuds or the pinks.  It insisted on flutter sleeves, rather than the planned puff sleeves, and is looking forward to a March debut among the … Continue reading

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Valentine Matilda

It’s not crooked it just hangs that way because I couldn’t find a smaller hanger. A’s lastest Violette Field Threads is  another Matilda with a 2t width and 3t length for the bodice and skirt and a 2t width and … Continue reading

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