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earthchick
07-18-2006, 07:46 AM
This is the first FO I've posted in forever!

My dh's daughter is having a baby this week (being induced tomorrow). So I made my first little layette (man, I am so bummed I wasn't a knitter when I was pregnant. I wish my boys had had little goodies like this.)

There are separate pics of each item on my blog (http://www.earthchicknits.blogspot.com/). This is a diagonal garter stitch blanket in Rowan Soft Baby (a super-soft wool blend), Children's Cotton Hat from LMKG, Child's Placket-Neck Sweater from LMKG, Picky Pants from Little Turtle Knits, and Dreambaby Booties from fabulousyarn.com, all in Bernat cottontots.

I haven't blocked the blanket yet, but otherwise it's ready to go (we'll go down and see the baby in 2 weeks). There are a couple of small wonky places in the sweater and pants, but otherwise I am crazy-happy with the set.

KnittyKitty
07-18-2006, 07:50 AM
Gorgeous! Excellent work! She is going to be very happy with the layette and of course the baby will enjoy them too!

Angelia
07-18-2006, 07:56 AM
Stacey, those are beautiful!! :inlove: :inlove: I love the colors!

gardenmommy
07-18-2006, 08:39 AM
They are just adorable Stacey!

SandraEllen
07-18-2006, 10:22 AM
i LOVE the whole getup! SO CUTE!!!!

AnreeAce
07-18-2006, 10:37 AM
:heart: :heart:

Those are wonderful!

rebecca
07-18-2006, 11:28 AM
Perfection :thumbsup:
I love LMKG...it is as its name states....wonderful for gifts ;)

Jan in CA
07-18-2006, 11:32 AM
She is going to LOVE them! :inlove: They came out beautiful!

Amber
07-18-2006, 01:04 PM
Wow, that is really gorgeous!! I'm sure she'll absolutely love it -- and what a wonderful heirloom!

knit-a-holic
07-18-2006, 01:39 PM
That is so cute!!! :heart:

sunnyreflections
07-18-2006, 01:39 PM
Wow! That is so nice. What a gift!

Cristy
07-18-2006, 09:22 PM
how cute! you know, I'm pregnant and I had all of these visions of the cute things this baby would have but it's too damn hot to knit! Maybe I"ll be more inspired in a few weeks when things cool off down here!

Good work--she'll love it!

Lieke
07-19-2006, 02:49 AM
aww, that looks really cute :heart:

quriouskey
07-19-2006, 06:00 AM
What a lovely gift, and a lucky baby! It's great the way it all came out as though it was a set, even though the patterns came from different places.

jamadian75
07-19-2006, 01:07 PM
FANTASTIC :cheering:

What a great gift!

Friskums
07-19-2006, 03:18 PM
Oh, those are too nice!! Great job on them all. :thumbsup:

eeyore
07-19-2006, 06:02 PM
AJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJ!!!!!!!!! WOOOOONDEEEEEEEEEERFUUUUUUUL!!!!!!!!! :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart:

sara_jayne
07-19-2006, 06:35 PM
Beautiful job, Stacey! That will be greatly appreciated!

Jenelle
07-19-2006, 10:17 PM
How adorable!! :heart: :thumbsup:

earthchick
07-19-2006, 11:11 PM
Thanks everyone. You make me feel so good! :D

Labor has been going on all freakin' day and they finally took her in for a C-section about an hour ago after she didn't make any real progress for several hours.

Still waiting to hear something....

eta: babe arrived safe and sound at 10:26p.m., 7 lbs. 12 oz., 19.5". Mama and baby are doing well.