Category Archives: gifts for babies

A first birthday gift

I believe there’s a certain magic in a carefully selected, lovingly hand made gift – as long as it’s appropriate and well made. I don’t make New Year’s resolutions, but if I did this year’s would be to make as … Continue reading

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Hugo’s baby vertebrae

Somehow, I’m not sure how, I’ve managed to finish Hugo’s cotton Baby Vertebrae. It’s a very straightforward pattern knited top down on circular needles. This one is knitted in Bendigo Woollen Mill’s 8 ply cotton (latte and French navy colourways) … Continue reading

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A gift from Grandma

Hugo received his first piece of mail this week – in the form of a present from Grandma and Grandpa. My lovely mother had not only scoured the shops for some cute boys clothes (looks like almost everyone is taking … Continue reading

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in threes, times two

I recently knitted a Beyond Puerperium for a friend’s daughter but, for some reason, it turned out really large. My gauge was fine, and quick search of Ravelry comments seems to indicate the pattern sizes large so maybe it’s not … Continue reading

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Baby brain

I know there are countless studies which prove baby brain doesn’t exist but I beg to differ. I tender my last entry as Exhibit One. Notice anything sad about my rabbit? It has no limbs! I have no idea about … Continue reading

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A red rabbit rattle

We’ve had a day of sniffles, stories and lots of cuddles here today. Elena is a sad snot monster so I’ve had very little time to get anything done. It’s not the best timing – I have boxes that need … Continue reading

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Finished cardigan and a Bean report

My latest Beyond Puerperium is almost done – well, it’s all done bar the blocking. I’ve gone for a very neutral palette in the end. I hope Henry and his mother like it and it keeps him warm this winter!Cute … Continue reading

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Knit, knit, knit

It’s official. The Beyond Puerperium is my go-to baby boy gift knit. I’ve just cast on another for a children’s Secret Santa swap. This is an internet-based swap so I don’t know what this little fellow’s complexion is like. I … Continue reading

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Mad flurry of activity

Baby number two is due to make an appearance in approximately five weeks, so I’m working my way through a list of baby and house related jobs…and craft projects. Is this the part where I admit my craft to-do list … Continue reading

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