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« on: November 19, 2009 06:45:13 AM »

Ok, Craftsters!  I need your help.  The wonderful woman who lets me babysit her 8 and 10 year old is due with her third in mid April!  She's going to be a beautiful little girl!  So as a craftster, I'm very excited about the new challenge of baby clothes.  What are some basic essentials that an April baby will need?  Obviously not heavy clothes(We live in central Illinois), but seeing as I'm not a mom, I really don't know what babies need clothes-wise, besides diapers and something to cover them.

    Oh, I also have a limited budget, so free pattern links would be terrific!

Thanks so much!

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(To The Tune of "The Llama Song")Here's a needle, there's a needle, and some yarn between the needles, cast on, knit, purl, always knitting, knitty, knitty, purl.

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« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2009 07:27:31 AM »

Here is a link to a similar post.  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=319441.0 


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« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2009 07:40:23 AM »

Hey, that's my post!!  lol

Anyways, as far as weather appropriate clothing, think of things you would wear during that time of year  ((for your area))  and then go smaller.... WAAaaaayy smaller!!

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« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2009 08:39:54 AM »

LOL sorry about that.  I ment another post.....I was ditzing it up lol. 

Towels, burpcloths, bibs, washcloths, onsies, sleepers(all in one pj's) blankets.  All of these things you can never have enough of with a baby. 

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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2009 03:22:28 PM »

you could always make her some hooded towels .... cant have enough of those with a newborn lol

or you could refurb some dollar store onezies and put her (the Mom's) fav things on them Smiley


« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009 02:44:54 PM »

what about leggings or soft shoes??
those baby legs?
knit hats?
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