Category Archives: baby

Soft Rainbow Colors Book

I have another baby busy bag exchange this month.  I didn’t want to do the same thing as last month, the crinkle squares.  I wanted to make something I haven’t exchanged yet to add some variety. I’d been stumped about … Continue reading

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Crinkle Square Tutorial

Here’s my tutorial for how to make a crinkle square toy for a baby. You’ll need fabric, some kind of crinkly plastic, ribbon, and thread. I used fleece fabric, an up cycled cereal bag (food grade plastic), grosgrain ribbon, and … Continue reading

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Busy Bag – Baby Crinkle Square

I’m involved in a Busy Bag exchange where each of the 6 mothers in the group makes 6 of something small to occupy our children. The idea is that you keep one and send out the other 5.  The other … Continue reading

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Sashiko Rabbit

I’ve started making a quilt for baby Etienne.  I made a quilt for our son and finished it for his first Christmas, but since Etienne’s first Christmas just passed, I’m going to aim for his first Birthday.  So I have … Continue reading

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Baby Cocoon

I haven’t been doing too much crochet recently, but while going through my yarn I found 2 skeins of Brown Sheep worsted weight Lanaloft wool in purple iris. I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it….Make a baby … Continue reading

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Hooked Up

This was not how I’d planned to spend the later half of last week…. Hooked Up. I landed in the emergency room last Wednesday afternoon having heart palpitations.  As it turned out I was having a type of heart arrhythmia called Atrial … Continue reading

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The Week in Wool

This is what I’ve made this week from upcycled wool and cashmere sweaters….mostly hats, and one lone owl. 3 newborn sized gnome / pixie hats… All made from 100% lambswool.  I was destined to spend the rest of the week … Continue reading

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