Plotz-worthy cuteness

June 25, 2008 at 3:33 pm 6 comments

The baby is due in November…and it’s cold in November! So the baby needs hats right?

I have to admit, I think this one is adorable. It’s a super quick knit (except for the casting on of 200+ stitches). The pattern calls Lamb’s Pride, but I figured that would be too scratch for a baby’s head (which may not have much hair to protect the delicate skin.) So this little sweetie is knit in Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran which is buttery soft.

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You too can knit the free pattern for Lilly’s Hat from Stitch Marker.

Of course, now that it’s done I worry it’ll be too small. Or too big. Or not clingy enough. Will the ruffles bother the baby when it’s lying down? How big are baby heads anyhow?!

Ugh – this baby-knitting thing is hard!

P.S. In case the girly hat doesn’t tell the story…according to the ultrasound we’re having a girl.

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. thedomesticdiva  |  June 25, 2008 at 3:56 pm

    How adorable!!!

    Congrats on your pregnancy!

    With friendship,
    Lisa

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  • 2. driftwood shack  |  June 25, 2008 at 8:18 pm

    Don’t worry your’ll probably make another 5 before november and only use one- but treasure them all for life! Congrats on having a girl theres nothing like it!

    Reply
  • 3. lavon  |  June 26, 2008 at 3:31 am

    This is very cute!

    Congrats on having a baby girl. Baby girls are so much fun to dress.

    Reply
  • 4. Shelly G.  |  June 27, 2008 at 3:53 am

    Adorable… When I was on bedrest and pregnant with Hope I knitted lots and lots of little hats… there are so many patterns out there… I jad so much fun making one of each… I must admit… she wore them only a short time… she was born in March… and it got hot too fast for hats to stay in fashion… Happy knitting 🙂

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  • 5. Beth  |  June 29, 2008 at 1:39 am

    Cute hat!
    Hey, you might be interested in a contest I’m having on my blog…it’s for a baby item.

    Reply
  • 6. It's Lily  |  August 8, 2008 at 3:13 pm

    The hat is beautiful. She a lucky little lady even before she’s born.

    Reply

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