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Topic: Baby Boy Layette Set For Friend's First Baby  (Read 1981 times)
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« on: November 21, 2011 09:03:08 PM »

Here is the set I made for my friend's first baby. I started out with the two colors - tan and light blue (sorry only the bootie pic seems true to life).  Then I decided on the baby blanket pattern and then added the circle motiff to the sweater and it was a lucky find for the booties - they already had the circle motiff on the vamp!

Here are the pattern sources:
Sweater and Bonnet: Simple Baby Sweater Set from Lion Brand Website (a complete breeze to crochet and put together by the way.  The pattern lends itself to embelishments and changes.  I decided to turn down the collar.)

Booties: Colorful Booties from Annie's Atti Leaflet 874050 Precious Baby Booties (minus all the color changes!)

Blanket: Crochet Lullaby Afghan from Red Heart Website (I made less squares for a smaller blanket).

« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2011 02:42:25 AM »

What a very kind and thoughtful gift. I like the bootees colour, so I guess I'd like all of it up close and personal.

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2011 12:17:47 PM »

Thanks antidigger!  She had a boy so I struggled with what colors to use - seems like boy colors make everything look so "grown up!"  My friend was going with a woodland theme so I chose blue and tan.  She loved it and said everything fit. Smiley
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