April is Baby Month

Babies are so cuddly, soft and sweet. I love babies and really enjoy crochet and knitting for them.  Having 2 sons, 6 grand kids (one of them a great- grandson), great nieces, great nephews, all those friends kids, and their kids and their kids … I feel like I have a good bit of experience with babies. My youngest is 9 months old and it’s so enjoyable making cute little hats and sweaters for him. And let’s not forget the blankets and toys. There are so many wonderful gifts you can make to welcome a new baby.

E746_9700-9505_product_0_0Baby items generally tend to be small, so many work up quickly.  There are a few things I feel are important when knitting or crocheting for babies.  Yarn selection is very important!  Baby’s skin is very sensitive so you are looking for something very soft.  Babies can be very messy and need to be changed frequently so you will also want something that is machine washable, dryable and durable.  I love working with Soft Baby Steps … it’s an ultimate soft yarn with yummy colors and prints for babies and it will hold up wash after wash.  Here are a few great gift ideas:


Little Sweetie Dress & HeadbandLittle Sweetie Dress & Headband Precious Baby BlanketPrecious Baby Blanket
Around the Block Baby BlanketAround the Block Baby Blanket Let’s Play Knit VestLet's Play Knit Vest
RickRack Baby BlanketRickRack Baby Blanket Polar Bear Blanket & HatPolar Bear Blanket & Hat

One thought on “April is Baby Month

  1. Jo Burns

    I would like to see more boys clothing, like sweaters and hats. Girls things are very cute but I never see enough for the boys.
    There are plenty of blankets, but we need more clothing. Maybe leggings?? Mittens. Mostly in easy crochet.

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