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#1 of 59 Old 07-05-2010, 01:01 PM - Thread Starter
 
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What are you going to knit for this wee one?
What patterns? Where did you find them?

I think I will try my hand at my first sweater... and maybe some longies. Otherwise the usual... Booties, baby socks, legwarmers.

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Me! Me! I'm a knitter. I've already made a soaker, 2 pairs of longies, and most of a maternity sweater. This was all during ttc mode. I'm working on finishing up a matching hat for the smallest pair of longies and the sleeves of the sweater.

I'm planning to create a whole wardrobe of soakers and longies and shorties. It helps now that i know when I'm due because I was worried about too many longies for a spring baby.

I want to make some other clothes too, probably after I know the gender, but maybe I can make a little green sweater to start with.
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are you on ravelry? you can check out my favorites page here http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sear...thumbs&facets=

So far I have made 2 sleep sacks
http://ravel.me/shoefairy3/lt967
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http://ravel.me/shoefairy3/dl1rc

and a pair of nb longies
http://ravel.me/shoefairy3/yusc1

I just started a little sweater
http://ravel.me/shoefairy3/i1m27

There are so many other things I want to make too.

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I used to knit before dd was born. I do plan to make some stuff for this babe. Not sure what I'll make, but likely hats, booties, longies and maybe a sweater. We're not planning to find out the sex this time, so I'll be choosing gn colors.

I love that sweater shoefairy3!!

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Is that sweater a BSJ? really cute!

I'm on ravelry:
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Lesleyluu
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thanks, no its this http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...-stripey-cardi

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Hats. I need to make some hats. I keep forgetting.

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I like that! I know i will have trouble deciding what to make with all the adorable baby patterns out there. I'm trying to contain myself.
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If baby ends up being a girl, I am so making this
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...weater-pattern

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Gaaaaa... too all the above... I've got some knitting to do.

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I was just thinking about knitting something for the new baby while I was doing the dishes a few minutes ago.

I don't know what I want to knit. Since I'm not getting an ultrasound this time, I'll have to keep things gender neutral. I love how most of Amanda Soule's knit stuff is earthy colors that would go for either sex - lots of creams, browns, and tans. I thought it would be a fun way to let my husband know we're pregnant. You know, knitting a little baby vest or sweater and then wrapping it up for him.

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I'm a knitter! I don't know what I'll knit this time. I didn't knit much for Fynn because he was a summer baby but a baby born in March will need all sorts of warmer stuff.....
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I knew about Ravelry, but I never visited the site. Wow- I'm going crazy over there! Someone knitted a pair of these http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...n-baby-booties for me from my DDC last time I was pg. I want to make a few more pairs- my daughter lived in them.

Also making this http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...y-yoda-sweater

and maybe this http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...ap---djevellue

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I love that yoda sweater. I keep saying I will make one and never get around to it

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It's first on my list!

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I should make it next. I have tons of worsted yarn.

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I knit, but am in the middle of a project for a friend.

I didn't knit until my son was maybe 6 months, so I'm excited to make itty bitty things.

I think I'll do some longies and sweaters and hats. I love hats, but luckily so does my son.

He needs a new winter hat and the one he wore the last two winters will get passed down. It should fit this little one for two winters, as well.

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I always have good inentions on making mittens for my kids, but then I never get around to it

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This is making me want to update my ravelry queue. I am trying to work on a pooling shawl for myself as well, so I'm starting feel pulled in a lot of different knitting directions. I spin too, and I want to make at least one special something out of hand-spun yarn. I think I'm going to make something with some gorgeous white Cormo fleece I have and maybe just keep it white...a little bonnet or something.
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this is the bonnet I want to make
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...an-baby-bonnet

I just need to remember to put the book on hold at the library again

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Beautiful!!!
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Uh-oh, I should not have read this thread. LOL. I have three weeks left of classes and then a house to get ready for sale. Now all I want to do is knit!


Saving tons of those to my ravelry favs & book marks...

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Ladies, I don't knit. I do crochet. I *think* I could knit, and I would like to -- can anyone point me to some good online tutorials? I have to DO it to learn it -- i"m a trial-and-error sort of learner, so reading and seeing the illustrations doesn't work as well for me as seeing someone do it and then copying what I see. Also, I'm left-handed -- that shouldn't matter, right?

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Try http://www.knittinghelp.com

If you are left handed, you will probably want to learn continental style knitting as opposed to English style.
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I spin and weave more than I knit, but occasionally knit (it is way more portable!) I'm planning on holding on crafting for this baby until 20 weeks, but I can already feel my resolve weakening. I have fiber (in a gender neutral color!) to make a baby blanket all ready to spin and I'm itching to start it. I'm also thinking I may branch out and try knitting some simple sweaters for this one - we'll see.

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I spin and weave more than I knit, but occasionally knit (it is way more portable!) I'm planning on holding on crafting for this baby until 20 weeks, but I can already feel my resolve weakening. I have fiber (in a gender neutral color!) to make a baby blanket all ready to spin and I'm itching to start it. I'm also thinking I may branch out and try knitting some simple sweaters for this one - we'll see.

do it do it

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Ladies, I don't knit. I do crochet. I *think* I could knit, and I would like to -- can anyone point me to some good online tutorials?
Do you have a local yarn shop? Ours will let you drop by for questions without charge, so if I get stuck on something, they really help me out!

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Oh yeah -- and they give lessons, but i'm not crazy about scheduling lessons right now. Maybe in the fall. I LOVE the yarn store I go to -- and they just recloated to bigger digs! good idea though -- maybe if I can get started with the basics they could help me as I putter along.

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I learned watching knittinghelp.com

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Finished the cardi
http://ravel.me/shoefairy3/i1m27

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