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Old 02-23-2012, 07:27 PM   #1
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need baby shower gift recommendations
My co worker is having a baby shower this Saturday. I have already crocheted her a baby blanket. I want to make her something else as well. I was thinking of knitting a hat for the baby to come home in. I am kind of a slow knitter but plan on making as many things as I can. I really must stop this last minute thinking! lol

If possible,please give links with ideas. Thanks in advance.

She is having a baby girl.
I don't have any baby circular needles ( don't know where to buy them)
I have double pointed needles sizes: 3,4,5,6,7
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Old 02-23-2012, 07:45 PM   #2
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Here's some hats -

Sport weight yarn and US 4 needles or whatever to obtain gauge.
http://www.gsheller.com/2009/08/the-...-included.html

Worsted weight yarn and US 8 or whatever to obtain gauge.
http://heyjulie.wordpress.com/2006/0...led-baby-hats/

DK weight and US 6 needles or whatever to obtain gauge.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-flower-hat

Remember that if it is a little big it's okay. Babies grow.
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Here's a quick easy pattern for two needles.

http://tlc.howstuffworks.com/home/fr...-patterns2.htm
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guess i should have mentioned the baby isn't due until April and I have no idea what size I should make the hat.
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Originally Posted by melinda9723 View Post
guess i should have mentioned the baby isn't due until April and I have no idea what size I should make the hat.
If you're going to make more than one having a newborn is okay, but they grow so fast I'd go with a 3-6 months. If you make it ribbed or at least a good bit of ribbing it'll stretch to fit multiple sizes, too.
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