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I made a few pairs of recycled longies yesterday during naptime.

I made these and these out of fleece a few weeks ago.

One of these days I will take pics of all the diapers I have made. 7 snappi-able fitteds, and another 10 pocket fitteds (all snappi-able).

Oh - and a pair of knitted longies. My first pair, and they came out.... ok. LOL I definitely have the itch to knit a few more!
All of them look great. I really like the fleece longies. Great work on your first knitted longies!

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So I have been the obsessed knitter as of lately. Here's what been knit for the baby.
Boy Knits 1
Boy Knits 2
Boy Knits 3
Boy Knits 4

I have plans for a few more. I have another sheepy sack on the needles and want to make a few more wraps. I also have another kimono set on the needles. Then once I get done with that I will sew up some diapers. Also I got this this pattern and plan to sew some tops, pants, and shorts. This pattern got really great reviews and I am excited to use it. I have read through it and it looks easy enough for this rookie sewer. I am in crafty bliss right now : I am getting so excited to meet this little guy too.

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Wow- You mama's are so talented! I wish I could knit . I can crochet, but I have been cursed by the knitting gods. I just can't seem to get the hang of it. I am thinking of trying it again. Maybe I will have to by a good book or something.

I am frantically trying to get going on my nb dipes. I'm not sure if it's the pregnancy or just that I haven't sewn any dipes in a while- but I am having a tough time. So far I have only made 3 . Because I keep messing up and than I just get frustrated.UGh. Hopefully I can get at least a dozen done in the next couple weeks. Then, if they are not completely awful I will post pics. I am ordering some bamboo velour tomorrow and so excited about trying that out!!!
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All of them look great. I really like the fleece longies. Great work on your first knitted longies!
Thank you! I really like how the fleece ones came out, too.

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I made a few pairs of recycled longies yesterday during naptime.

I made these and these out of fleece a few weeks ago.

One of these days I will take pics of all the diapers I have made. 7 snappi-able fitteds, and another 10 pocket fitteds (all snappi-able).

Oh - and a pair of knitted longies. My first pair, and they came out.... ok. LOL I definitely have the itch to knit a few more!
Great job! I love the details..your hand knit one is more than okay, it's adoreable :.

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Aww, thank you! My biggest oopsies on them are my short rows (I placed like kind of weird), and the fact that I left out a gusset! But I am ready to attack another pair, and I am really tempted to just frog that pair and start over. I even dyed the yarn myself.

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I love looking at all these goodies. I finally have something to post a picture of I just need to up load the picture. I made a maya wrap! The fabric is so cute I can't wait to try it out.
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Aww, thank you! My biggest oopsies on them are my short rows (I placed like kind of weird), and the fact that I left out a gusset! But I am ready to attack another pair, and I am really tempted to just frog that pair and start over. I even dyed the yarn myself.
NO! Don't frog it...too cute. Great yarn.

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NO! Don't frog it...too cute. Great yarn.
Thank you! It is quite.... vibrant.

Hey - I just saw that you live in Oregon. My DH and I lived in Portland for 4 years and loved it. Funny you don't appreciate living in such a great place until you move away, though.

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I do love oregon...but they sure had an east coast winter up in portland this year...no thank you!

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Bumping this back up - I made another pair of

knitted longies for the little one on the way. A little plain, but they get the job done! It was my first time using the Picky Pants pattern from LTK.

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Bumping this back up - I made another pair of

knitted longies for the little one on the way. A little plain, but they get the job done! It was my first time using the Picky Pants pattern from LTK.
cute!! sometimes plain is the best, in my opinion.

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That's so cute, Jennifer

I just finished a pink green wrap! It's a newborn size and my doll is about the size of a 3 month old, so it seems too small but, well, I love it !

http://www.our-great-adventure.net/g...born-wrap1.jpg

http://www.our-great-adventure.net/g...born-wrap2.jpg

http://www.our-great-adventure.net/g...born-wrap3.jpg

http://www.our-great-adventure.net/g...born-wrap4.jpg

I still have to see if I'll keep the cord or if I will snappy it but the wrap is ready
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cute!! sometimes plain is the best, in my opinion.
Thank you! I had thought about doing a duplicate stitch thing across the bum, but I may just leave it. I don't anticipate her being in them too long.

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That's so cute, Jennifer

I just finished a pink green wrap! It's a newborn size and my doll is about the size of a 3 month old, so it seems too small but, well, I love it !


I still have to see if I'll keep the cord or if I will snappy it but the wrap is ready
Very cute! It reminds me of a Disana diaper, but as a cover.

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So I have been the obsessed knitter as of lately. Here's what been knit for the baby.
Boy Knits 1
Boy Knits 2
Boy Knits 3
Boy Knits 4

I have plans for a few more. I have another sheepy sack on the needles and want to make a few more wraps. I also have another kimono set on the needles. Then once I get done with that I will sew up some diapers. Also I got this this pattern and plan to sew some tops, pants, and shorts. This pattern got really great reviews and I am excited to use it. I have read through it and it looks easy enough for this rookie sewer. I am in crafty bliss right now : I am getting so excited to meet this little guy too.
Somehow I missed these...They are GORGEOUS!! Good job.

I finally finished my "Bring Home the Baby" outfit. Here it is. I think the little shirt turned out well. Here's the pattern I used, which was actually pretty easy. I cut it down a bit in the length and width for a newborn, but I still think she'll be able to wear it until she's a couple of months old. The pants are more preemie sized, especially with cloth diapers. It's all flannel, except the binding, which is fleece. VERY soft, thick flannel :.

Whole outfit

Kimono only

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So cute, Kate!

I made a trip to Goodwill and bought a great sweater for some recycled longies, but I think it will be a while before I get to making them!

I finished the knitted pilot cap, which is BIG (despite downsizing the pattern already because I was skeptical). I'll post photos later...

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Finally uploaded photos (several weeks later... )
Pilot cap- despite the look, it's actually quite soft.

And a skirt that I made for my daughter at her request, though she decided it's not flowing enough, and refuses to wear it If anyone is having a girl, it's from a baby pattern that I increased the size of. If this baby is a girl I may make a baby one, since the baby can't be too opinionated about clothes in the first couple of months, right?

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I NEED to get sewing on my pouch sling.

Anyone made any carriers here yet?

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Finally uploaded photos (several weeks later... )
Pilot cap- despite the look, it's actually quite soft.

And a skirt that I made for my daughter at her request, though she decided it's not flowing enough, and refuses to wear it If anyone is having a girl, it's from a baby pattern that I increased the size of. If this baby is a girl I may make a baby one, since the baby can't be too opinionated about clothes in the first couple of months, right?
Looks awesome! I love pilot caps! The skirt is adorable...too bad she doesn't like it. Ebay!! Or a nice gift for someone.

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I NEED to get sewing on my pouch sling.

Anyone made any carriers here yet?
I have made carriers in the past, but not this time around. I have too many leftover from DS. Anything you need help with?

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I made a Mei Tai for ds and I've made pouch slings for friends but never for myself. I very excited about picking some beautiful fabric for my pouch(es).

I just need to get into gear.

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I made a Mei Tai for ds and I've made pouch slings for friends but never for myself. I very excited about picking some beautiful fabric for my pouch(es).

I just need to get into gear.
Do you use a specific pattern? I have a ring sling a Mei Tai and a couple of structured carriers...I think a newborn will be swallowed up in any of them. Anyone have a good pattern (free and online is my favorite) for a sling that works well for a nb?

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Joining this thread. I haven't started yet but I just started to learn about the beauty of wool and I am going to try and make some covers from them. Already bought the wool sweaters from the thrift store, so now I need to felt them. Then I am going to try some bum wool covers, then the wool wraps and see what else I can do, maybe a soaker also.
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Wow - you mamas are industrious! Most of my time is spent trying to find the energy to do all the nesting I want to do. I have found time to crochet a small yellow blanket (that I left at my Mom's ). I'll get a picture up as soon as I have it back. I'm working on a little hat to match it (youtube is AWESOME!). I'm afraid that's all the craftiness I'm going to squeeze in before this little one is here.

You guys keep up the great work! Isn't it fun?

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This is the pouch I make http://www.mykarmababy.com/pages/BabySlingPattern.php

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Awesome! And you like it for a newborn?

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Yeah pouch or ring slings are awesome for a newborn.

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That pouch pattern is great!

I've had this "Frankenkozy" pattern bookmarked since Neela was little- I love my wrap and thought that this would be a great carrier to try. Not sure of the odds that I'll ever make one, though...

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lovely!

I just finished making a wool mattress for my moses basket...three layers of thick, felted wool blanket stitched together and tufted. I need to make a sheet or two now and a liner.

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