Monday, March 14, 2011

Sweet Baby Hoodie

Is there anything sweeter than baby clothes?  Honestly, I don't think so. 

A few weeks ago I crocheted a hoodie for the baby.  I just sewed the buttons on tonight.  It was the first sweater I'd ever crocheted, considering my mom just taught me how last month.  I thought it came out pretty good for a first attempt.

I got the pattern online from Bernat.  On their site the sweater looked like this:
Baby Hoodie Pattern
I used different yarn than suggested.  I had some grey and pink wool at home that I thought would be nice.  The smallest size on the pattern was six month.  I figured by the time my baby was 6 months she would want something in wool.  She's a very sensible baby already :)

I am really pleased with how it turned out. Actually, I think it's adorable.

My next crochet project is a wrap sweater (in pink of course).  I'm nearly done that too, but it's been much more frustrating.  I'll explain when it's all done.


Heidi said...

Oh MY goodness. You are a crafty genius! That is, quite possibly, the cutest baby sweater ever made. Olivia is going to be one stylish little lady! And thanks for finally updating your blog. I have been sad without it...

Margie said...

Awww...thanks Heidi!! I have vowed to update it daily keep checking back.

And I can barely wait to see what your new baby is going to be!! I have crafting plans for them whatever they are :)

Heidi said...

Can I just reiterate what a sweetheart you are? Tomorrow's the big day... watch for updates! :) xo

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