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iwouldratherbeknitting
01-11-2008, 09:58 AM
This is for a co-worker's baby shower in about two weeks. They decided not to know the sex of the baby prior to its birth.

So, I found some soft wool 'self-striping' yarn from Japan, in a gender neutral color, to make a little hat w/ earflaps and some cute mittens on an I-cord string.

The baby will be born this spring so, I made the items to fit a 6-9 month old- so, the baby can wear the items for its first winter.http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2040/2185510434_63bd9917ca.jpg

RMB
01-11-2008, 10:11 AM
Awww how cute!! Great job! I really like the yarn.

Thanks,
Rhonda

iwouldratherbeknitting
01-11-2008, 10:15 AM
The yarn was nice but.. FULL OF KNOTS! More than any yarn that I've ever used.

auburnchick
01-11-2008, 11:12 AM
Very pretty yarn! Great job!

bethany
01-11-2008, 11:41 AM
adorable! Love the yarn! I have to make some mitties for my baby...

Abbily
01-11-2008, 12:34 PM
Adorable! :) I love tiny little mittens, too.

ritaw
01-11-2008, 01:24 PM
Just adorable! Love it :)

Newfygirl
01-11-2008, 01:30 PM
Great job on all. I really love that colorway - it will be perfect for baby's first winter no matter what the sex is.

sue in canada
01-11-2008, 01:34 PM
Really cute. Love the colors.

saracidaltendencies
01-11-2008, 01:36 PM
Very pretty!

Jan in CA
01-11-2008, 02:10 PM
Adorable! :yay:

scout52
01-11-2008, 02:18 PM
Its very very pretty. too bad about the knots cuz it gorgous yarn!!

iwouldratherbeknitting
01-11-2008, 06:08 PM
Thanks for all your nice comments! I was having a 'sucky' day yesterday.. and it was so nice to post my photo, go to bed (I'm 17 time zones from the states) and wake up to read all of these sweet comments.

Thanks all.. knitters are the nicest people in the world.. :hug:

KnittingNat
01-11-2008, 06:14 PM
What a great gift! And you picked such a lovely color :heart:. I can just imagine how cute it will look on the baby:teehee:

dustinac
01-13-2008, 11:10 AM
:happydance: They look very warm and soft!! Great colors:thumbsup:

dmknits
01-14-2008, 10:49 PM
Cute little set!

MerigoldinWA
01-14-2008, 11:28 PM
Love the colors. If it is a big baby they will be perfect for fall.

iwouldratherbeknitting
01-15-2008, 04:49 AM
Thanks everyone for the nice comments. I took the hat/mittens to the yarn market to show the vendor that I bought the yarn from.. and they loved them. (Well, even though we don't speak the same language- I could tell that they thought the hat and mittens were cute!) :teehee:

ArtLady1981
01-15-2008, 05:26 AM
Wonderful, yummy, well-knit!!!! Love them! Love the yarn! :cheering:

The.Knitter
01-15-2008, 05:55 AM
Great job! Lovely colourway. I'm sure the new Mom is going to be thrilled!

ah
01-17-2008, 12:40 AM
Adorable!

sakura-panda
01-17-2008, 11:09 AM
Beautiful! I love them both.

(Another thing I need to try, but my kids will be grown up before I get around to it. LOL)