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Crocheted Baby Sneakers

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

I love this pattern! I found this pattern on an Etsy shop called “Childhaps” and just had to make them! This is the 3 month size, and were made for a friend who is expecting a little boy. Wouldn’t these look cute in pink for a girl?! Or with stripes of different colors, or embroidered daisy-stitch flowers! So many cute options.

When I shopped for the crochet thread, the store didn’t have red nylon in size 5, so I doubled the red colors of crochet cotton thread size 10, with a nylon thread size 2. Next time I will carry two strands (size 2) of white to make the sole more sturdy.

Pattern: Gym Shoes * Thread:Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread size 10 and Artiste Nylon Thread sizes 2 & 5 * Hook: size 1 (2.75mm)

Crocheted Baby Hi-Tops

Crocheted Baby Hi-Tops

Crocheted Baby Hi-Tops

Crocheted Baby Hi-Tops

Christening Set

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Just finished this Christening set for one of my close friend’s Grandbaby. She is a first-time grandmother and asked me to make a pair of booties for her precious ‘Trinity.’

This is my first time using this pattern and it is now my favorite! I have had the book that features this pattern for ever…and I have always had it on my ‘to do’ list. The New Testament Bible cover pattern is from another source and goes well with this set.

Pattern:Rock-a-Bye Collection from book “In Love With Crochet” * Crochet Thread size 10 * Steel Hook:5

Christening Set

Christening Set

Christening Set

NT Bible Cover Pattern

Christening Set

Mug Cover

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

My friend, Sylvia, asked me to make her a coffee mug cover. She sent me a photo of a knitted one with an embroidered tea bag tag that read. “Chai tea.” Since she is a coffee drinker and ‘una Latina’, I decided to embroider “more coffee’ in Spanish. I love it!

Pattern: Mug Snug * Yarn: Patons Katrina * Size 7 Needles

Mug Cover

Mug cover

Mug Cover

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Another baby shower gift completed! This is a crocheted baby cloche to fit 9-12 months. I have actually made this cute hat before, but made it using a lavender cotton. I am now working on a little a summer sweater to match using pink and white cotton. If only I had enough hours in the day!

Pattern: Sandnes Mandarin Petit 0407 * Fingering Cotton * D Hook

Baby Crocheted Cloche

Crocheted Daisy Braided Strap Booties

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

I finished the booties in time for the baby shower. After I took these photos, I decided to sew a little white button in the middle of each flower. It looked much better. The pattern is very easy and super cute with the fastener loop that goes around the flower. Yes, she loved the booties! I have a few more baby gifts to make, stay tuned…

Pattern by monpetitviolon.etsy.com * Yarn: Fingering weight * Hook: D

Daisy Braided Strap Booties

Daisy Braided Strap Booties

Daisy Braided Strap Booties

Project Collages

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

I just realized that I haven’t made a collage of my F.O. for the past several years! Gee, that proves that I’ve been too busy with life in general. But, hey, as they say, “better late than never.” So, here are my F.O. collages for the years 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. I hope to be busier this year, as far as knitting and crocheting goes…it’s ‘good medicine’ for me!

2012

Collage 2012
1.Bootee 2.Leg Warmers 3.Orange Halter 4.Teddy sweater 5.Newsboy Set

6.Teal Halter 7.Blue Sweater/Hat 8.Creme Top 9.Newsboy Cap




2011

Collage 2011
1.Haruha Scarf 2.Meandering Vines Shawl 3.Flower Cardigan/Purse 4.Mary Janes

5.Flower Purse 6.Flower Headband




2010

Collage 2010
1.Sheep Blanket 2.Cabled Sweater 3.Pumpkin Hat Set 4.Girl Poncho




2009

Collage 2009
1.Lace Shawl 2.Wristwarmers 3.Thermis Neckwarmer 4.Rosebud Neckwarmer

5.Lavender Sweater Set 6.Monkey Sweater 7.Monkey Sweater 8.Pacifier Clips

9.Cheeky Monkey 10.Peach Sweater 11.Vest 12.Green Sweater 13.Shrug

14.Socks 15.Booties



A Few Baby Gifts

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Lately I have been making baby shower gifts, and I have a few more to make! Is there a baby boom going on?! I have been pulling books, yarn and needles out for each of the projects, and my craft room is currently a mess! So, there were four baby gifts to make, and I have two down and two more to go. But first off, let me share a photo of the cute baby wearing the knitted set I made. He looks adorable in it.

Baby Gifts

The next gifts were for a “New Grandmothers” baby shower hosted by a co-worker. It was a very cute idea and I was told that one of the nursery color scheme was green and brown.

Baby Bootees
Polka Dot Baby Bootees * Yarn: Caron Simply Soft * Needle: 3

Baby Gifts
Lacey Leaf Bootees * Yarn: Caron Simply Soft * Needle size:6

I have two more baby gifts to make, so stay tuned!

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  • Judy in Central Texas
    I've been knitting & crocheting many years, and it is great to see the rise in popularity. Basically,the loves of my life include: knitting, crocheting, being with my family and giving thanks to God for how He's blessed my life, but not necessarily in that order!
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