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« Reply #160 on: December 06, 2005 09:49:51 AM »

I made some too. I crocheted the edge for a tie closure. Actually I made these a long time ago but am finally posting!
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« Reply #161 on: December 06, 2005 11:00:00 AM »

i need to make these PRONTO. any ideas of how to make them more "unisex" looking? i'm going to be making them with lion baby soft (sportweight) most likely tripple stranded,  but since we don't know what the baby in question is going to be gender wise, i wanted to make them gender neutral.
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« Reply #162 on: December 06, 2005 11:46:18 PM »

knitwit, I love your booties, and I like the crocheted-edge tie as well.  so cute
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« Reply #163 on: December 07, 2005 09:38:23 AM »

any ideas of how to make them more "unisex" looking?

I like green and yellow when you're not sure.... and heck, tiny babies don't know the difference!
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« Reply #164 on: December 07, 2005 09:59:27 AM »

Wow, this takes me back. Just a little over 10 months ago, I went into labour. The baby wasn't coming fast, so the doctor sent me home for a few hours and while my husband rushed to clean the house ('cos we knew our parents would be coming into town) I picked up some needles and knitted a red pair of these booties. Ruby red slippers for my daughter Ruby Violet who arrived about 30 hours later.

It's a sweet pattern. Good luck keeping them on a baby's feet though.
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« Reply #165 on: December 07, 2005 04:10:38 PM »

Good luck keeping them on a baby's feet though.

Oh no! Really?

Because baby pulls them off or because they just don't stay on well? Any tips on modifying it?
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« Reply #166 on: December 07, 2005 05:41:14 PM »

These booties aren't particularly flawed, but most babies won't keep anything (including socks) on their feet for very long. That's why you see so many babies with those little leather booties with the elastics around the ankles -- they're the only things that the little suckers can't kick off. Still, it's nice to have some booties in baby's wardrobe, so don't sweat it too much. And the strap on these ones does help if it's tight enough. Maybe the baby you're making them for will be particularly chill and wont wiggle out of them.
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« Reply #167 on: December 30, 2005 02:36:26 PM »

oh I made these too! This is the first thing I made from SnB, I love how simple it is and how it seems to just appear fully formed.  Anyway these are the ones I made for my best friend's sister's baby-to-be.



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« Reply #168 on: December 30, 2005 03:09:38 PM »

Oh my goodness, the little silk roses are perfect on those!  I didn't even think of doing other embellishments (other than the buttons).  So cute.
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« Reply #169 on: December 31, 2005 01:08:25 AM »

I agree, the roses on plain white are just PERFECT ! Makes me want to knit some of those again.. Hehe, guess I can make some for my future baby..  Tongue
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