Category Archives: baby

Happy birthday, Hugo!

A year ago today, Alex, Elena and I welcomed Hugo into the world. Happy birthday, little one! I can’t believe a whole year has passed by. It seems crazy that our baby’s one. He has grown so much. There are … Continue reading

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It’s probably time to admit I’ve got a problem

Hello, my name is Ruth and I’m an in threes addict. I really love this pattern. I can’t help it – the cardigan’s so great for layering and adding a pop of colour to a baby’s outfit. I never fail … Continue reading

Posted in baby, Etsy, gifts for babies, hand dyeing, in threes, knitting, yarn | 18 Comments

Kid’s Clothes Week: Day 3….and a very worn out and worried Mamma

I try to stay upbeat here on the blog, but I must say I’ve been finding this parenting gig really tough this week. It’s so dispiriting to feel like you can’t fix things for an unsettled baby and make everything … Continue reading

Posted in baby, clothes for children, Kid's Clothes Week, MADE, raising children, sewing for charity, stash | 10 Comments

An unintentional break

It has been a long, quiet fortnight here. Alex has been away with work, we’ve had family visiting, Hugo’s had an ear infection which has stuck around – and had teeth numbers three and four arrive. We don’t do things … Continue reading

Posted in baby, breastfeeding, doll clothes, fabric, gifts for babies, quilting, raising children, sewing, stash | 7 Comments

A cute set for some cute siblings

Some dear friends welcomed a cute baby boy into their family recently. Given I was also running really late with his big sister’s first birthday present, his arrival presented me with an irresistible opportunity to knit a sibling set. Both … Continue reading

Posted in baby, baby vertebrae, Bendigo Woollen Mills, clothes for children, gifts for babies, gifts for kids, in threes, knitting, yarn | 3 Comments

One of *those* days

Today was one of those days. Poor little Hugo has a second tooth cutting through and it’s proving traumatic for all involved. This morning Hugo was so unhappy – cuddle him, he’d cry. Pop him in the bouncer, he’d cry. … Continue reading

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A big week and a Granny’s Favourite

We’ve had a big week here in the ruth plus two household. We’ve had a second birthday, a business trip (not me, obviously), two little ones finishing courses of antibiotics, grandparents here to stay (thank goodness for Grandma and Granddad), … Continue reading

Posted in baby, Bendigo Woollen Mills, clothes for children, gifts for babies, granny's favourite, knitting, yarn | 6 Comments