Today, I’m going to share with you some quick and easy baby gifts.
Last Thursday, January 23rd my niece was born. Well, today we got to meet her. She’s lovely! The past couple of days have been a whirlwind. Not exactly busy but exhausting. Wednesday I had this feeling of accomplishment with nothing to do. I know right, nothing to do? Well, I stopped by our local Ben Franklin Crafts and got some girly baby yarn and 2 flannel fat quarters. Haven’t made anything from the fat quarters yet but I did make a super cute hat for my new niece from the yarn.
I don’t know how to read a crochet pattern, I wish I did. So I winged it.
It’s a little lopsided… It made her look so cute though:
Pretty cute huh? Can’t wait for our bundle of joy to arrive in a few short months! So I guess I’ll have lots of practice making cute items till then.
I also made this little bundle of joy a snuggler/swaddler. My husband does an excellent swaddling job, our son was wrapped up like a burrito when he was little, I could never do as good as a job. So this is a perfect alternative. Just put baby in and cinch up with the velcro. I made it out of fleece as its warm and water repellent. So if the diaper leaks it won’t make everything else wet. I’ll probably just make flannel ones for our little bean since it will be early May in which I am due.
I used a free pattern by Lotta Jansdotter that I found here.