Category Archives: gifts for babies

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

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Wrapped

I have finished Hugo’s wrap. Finally! In the end, the actual sewing didn’t end up being too traumatic. It’s fairly wonky in parts but at least I can count it as a successful learning experience. For a start, I’ll work … Continue reading

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Celebrate the BOY!: Baby Sophisticate

We visited some friends and their newborn son on the weekend. He’s a total cutie and they all seem to be doing very well. Elena seemed a little concerned at first – I think she thought the little one might … Continue reading

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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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