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Recently I started with making knitted baby booties for a friend. After making several, I decided the gift needed something more.  So I made hats to match. Then I decided to make a sweater, matching the garter stitch Baby Jane style booties.  I like Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Baby Surprise Jacket.  It’s knit all in one piece, and ends up being folded much like origami before sewing the shoulder seams.  For this one, I added a hood and applied I-cord trim.  Click here now for a DVD with the instructions for the Baby Surprise Jacket with collar and I-cord options.  For more knitting... (Read More ...)

Lately I’ve been on a roll, making knitted baby booties. They are quick and fun.  They only take a small amount of yarn, and can be a great way to use up parts of leftover skeins. And who doesn’t appreciate a hand knit gift for a new arrival? This free pattern is available from Lion Brand Yarn.  You can get it by clicking here. You will need to sign up for the free membership to get the pattern. For more knitting project ideas, click here for your FREE membership on The Knitting Yarn.  To your healthy and happy knitting & caregiving, Dr. Ina Ina Gilmore, M.D. (Retired) “The... (Read More ...)

Knitted baby booties are a fun and often easy project. This set is from a free pattern from Bernat, available when you join their free membership.  Both the booties and hat are knit in the round. The small sized booties are hat were made with one skein of yarn, with about half a skein left. For more knitting project ideas, click here for your FREE membership on The Knitting Yarn. Join now and find out more about knitted baby booties. To your healthy and happy knitting & caregiving, Dr. Ina Ina Gilmore, M.D. (Retired) “The Knitting Dr.” Founder, www.CaregivingWithPurpose.com and www.TheKnittingYarn.com... (Read More ...)

Knitted baby booties are a fast fun project. A great way to use up odds and ends of yarn since they are such a small project.  They are portable projects you could take with you, like in a waiting room.  And often the stitches are fairly simple.  One fun project is booties that look like shoes. This pattern is from Lion Brand Yarn and is free.  You’ll need to log in to their free membership for the pattern, click here for the pattern. For more knitting project ideas, click here for your FREE membership. Join now and find out more about knitted baby booties. To your healthy and happy... (Read More ...)