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Tarat 01-14-2012 12:37 AM

Baby Hat, Mitten, Bootie set
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This isn't my first FO...actually, FS...Finished Set :woohoo:

They are for my very first niece!! ^_^

But it's not exactly finished. I still have to knit one more bootie. I'm started on another of the green ones. I wanted to go ahead and post a picture since I'm giving the set to my sister tomorrow after I finish bootie #2.

They're made with Peaches&Creme 100% Cotton. The hat pattern is from, the green bootie is from The mittens are a pattern of my own devising, made to match the hat. Unfortunately, I couldn't find the link for the white bootie. I'll have to keep looking for it and update when I find it.

They didn't end up quite as soft as I wanted, but they are big enough that she can grow into them and besides, I just LOVED the green!!

Now, for the baby...She's the most adorable thing ever, and her shower is tomorrow. She was born 6 weeks premature and is doing amazingly. We hope she'll be released really soon.

salmonmac 01-14-2012 07:51 AM

How adorable. These are beautifully knit and will look wonderful on your new neice. Glad to here she'll be home soon!

nonny2t 01-14-2012 12:51 PM

How sweet and beautiful!

justplaincharlotte 01-14-2012 01:15 PM

How precious! I'm so glad your niece is doing well!

ArtLady1981 01-14-2012 03:13 PM

This is a very charming set! Good work!!!

Antares 01-16-2012 12:22 PM

Congratulations on completing your first set for your first niece! The collection is lovely, and maybe with a few washings, the cotton will become a little softer. I know the dishcloths I've made from this tend to get softer with use and washing.

Olha 01-16-2012 05:06 PM

What a lovely set! I love the deep green and white combination. Note to self -- make something with those colours :)

lgoddard 01-16-2012 05:46 PM

So sweet!

Tarat 01-17-2012 11:15 AM

Thank you all for your replies! My sister loved the set, but my aunt(who crochets) outshone me at the shower with a beautiful sea green bonnet and booties. They were kind of a seashell pattern...But she's been doing it much longer than me so it's all good =)

I actually got the yarns for learning to crochet, but then I saw the hat and decided I just HAD to make something with the green, and the white matched nicely.

They are both about $1.77 at your local Wal-mart if anyone was wondering where to pick it up.

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