My favourite little person to create things for right now!
My nephew has arrived in the world and he's a real cutie. And guess what he's called!
Of course after making personalised bunting for Baby Noah's commission
I thought it would be a lovely idea to make my new nephew some for his bedroom.
I knew they'd bought a cot bumper that was very bright and had lots of polka dot fabric on it.
I also knew that my mum had made a patchwork cot quilt in similar fabrics to go with it.
So it seemed logical to go for bright colours and polka dots!
I'd cut out all the triangles and had them all laid out.
I asked Adam when he came into the room if he though the colours were in the right order
- and bless him - he decided they weren't and re-arranged them.
So that was the order I sewed them in!
On the back I went for six different boyish and bright fabrics so that it can be reversible if they wish. There were boats, monster trucks, rockets, cats, fishing frogs and teddies.
I was really pleased with how it turned out - and the new parents loved it!
Don't they look a treat?!
The cardigan was well received and apparently has been worn loads already as they love it and the design.
That's good, cos I've made two more since!
Newborn size - which is too big right now.
He was a lovely healthy size and not a whopper like my three!
And 0 - 3 months in one of my favourite yarns at the moment - Sirdar Montana in the Rodeo shade.
And I made a hat to match this one too -the Aviatrix Hat by Justine Turner - http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/aviatrix-hat
I wanted one that had a strap and button underneath as my boys were brilliant at pulling their hats off!
Mummy loved this one and said it wouldn't be coming off!
It was a super knit and one that I will do again.
Took a little while to get the hang on the short rows but once I got going it was obvious how it was going to work.
I have yet another Beyond Puerperium on my knitting needles in a rather snazzy lime green/petrol/grey/green combo. I have also been extremely lucky and been gifted a couple of baby patterns from a couple of my Ravelry friends. They are both a bit different as well - which I like - and so do the brand new parents (along with very bright colours!)
Watch this space for more!
Oh and I'd better get making more for The Crafty Phoenix Lady unit at The Emporium - which is doing rather well right now. As I think I mentioned before I have another commission from Noah's mummy for two personalised bags.
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