Monday, January 9, 2012

Knitting Project - Newborn Hat & Booties

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I finally 100% finished my newborn hat and bootie set!!!

For the hat, I used the same pattern as I used for my Hooter Hat (which can be found here).  The only difference is instead of doing a horizontal ribbing for the rim I did a vertical ribbing.  To be even more specific, I did a knit-4-purl-4 ribbing and I'm really happy with how that turned out.

The booties were the easiest knitting pattern ever, and they knit up quite quickly - the pattern can be found here.  If I was using a worsted weight yarn (like the pattern called for) it would have been even faster, but since I was using a super fine yarn I decided to use size 2 (US) needles and just double the pattern.  I'm really happy with the size they turned out to be.  Then to add a little visual interest I added a cute button that I got from Joann Fabrics (the buttons can be found here).

Overall a super easy project and I can't wait to snap some pictures of my little Seamonkey actually wearing them!

Until next time...

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