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Show & Tell -open to everyone

This is a thread for all you mama's to share what you are working on. We have so many great knitters, crocheters, seamstresses, and more, so use this thread to show us your work!!!

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Longies I just sent Monique, made with Three Irish Girls Lindon Merino, the softest, nicest yarn EVER

Harlow Hat (knock off of Hudson Hat, and Thomas' middle name is Harlow)

Sheepy Newborn Hat

Two Christmas Washcloths

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Wow love the color in that set.

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wow, love the washclothes. what yarn did you use?

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Janel I love all of that! Um where is your store and can I buy everything in it?? Wink

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Wow the hat is cool too.

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Wow. That stuff is awesome. :drool:

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Wow Janel! Seriously nice stuff! Love that sheepy hat the most! Dang girl! You are talented! Biggrin

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great work!! i think its fantastic to have a special place to post our projects there are so many crafty mommas on here!!

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ooh I love show and tell, Here is some diaper related knitting

Here are my knock off sock monkey pants I knit before the babe was born


just finished today :0)

my fave fitted I made before I gave up on sewing diapers

others

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Moosie those are awsome! i love the longies

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Janel, I love the Harlow hat. I need to search for a pattern like that... they look adorable on little ones.

Alana, the longies you made are adorable. Why did you give up on sewing diapers?

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Here's the set I made for Gabriel. However, after I took this picture, I added ear flaps and ties to the hat because it was almost too small.

The hat now..

And my current project, some baby leg warmers. I'm just about the start the second one...
ETA: I added the skull because hubby felt that leg warmers were for girls. Wink

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[QUOTE=rmacburn]Here's the set I made for Gabriel. However, after I took this picture, I added ear flaps and ties to the hat because it was almost too small.

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your becoming a pro at the knitting thing!!! its all so cute and leg warms aren't for girls lol but the skulls do make then cute too Wink

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omg! Everything is so cute that everyone is working on. That lamb hat! :drool: Wow!

I'm working on finger puppets right now. I have a farm animal set to do. Smile
I still have a duck and cow to work on...

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I tried to make some diapers this week, but failed. they all came out too small.

yes, the print is sideways, i was trying to use all my fabris scraps.
its a reversable, pocket fitted, just stuff with any insert you have.
(being donated)

and a cute shirt-dont mind the pen lines, it still has to be washed

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awww the diaper is cute though. :nod:

I love that shirt! Was the CP shirt expensive to buy?

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awww the diaper is cute though. :nod:

I love that shirt! Was the CP shirt expensive to buy?

pming you.

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That diaper is very cute Catherine.

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here are a few of my most recent projects... a knit basic baby hat

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and a crochet earflap hat

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Only a couple of more days and you'll know which of those hats you can use. Wink

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I dyed 4 skeins. only have pics of 3. the other was still wet so I couldn't wrap it. I will reskein them and get more pics up. Plus I have lots more yarn to dye. I have a 1/2 kilo of BFL coming my way and 3 more skeins of PW to dye up.


black, cranberry, grape, and light blue

my own version of rainbow came out pretty nice if I do say so myself I did 2 of this

cranberry, purple, black, red and a bit of white

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good job on that diaper! oh and I am loving that shirt as well!

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Shureem

love the last wool skein.

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I made this yesterday for myself. I got the yarn from ebay, it was handspun, and apparently self striping. I love this yarn, and I have one more skein I will use for another hat.





other I finished today.

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This is the first offical project(s) that i have comeplted for my baby since we found out we where having alittle boy! Its a pair of crochet wool longies and a crochet wool diaper wrap. The wrap is not completed yet i still have to put the velcro on it but you get the idea with the pins!

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I love that colour Elaine. The wrap is really cute too!

I borrowed my aunt's sewing machine and made some wipes today. They are double layer flannel/velour. Smile

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ih i like the wipse the print is too cute... I am going to have to make me some of those (or get mom to make them) lol she sews better them me plus she has my sweing machine the old beast that it is, what size did you make them.

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How do you do the edges without the serger? Do you pin it all turned underneath and then sew it?

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"laney83" wrote:

ih i like the wipse the print is too cute... I am going to have to make me some of those (or get mom to make them) lol she sews better them me plus she has my sweing machine the old beast that it is, what size did you make them.

Before sewing I cut 8"x8" squares. They turned out a decent size.

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How do you do the edges without the serger? Do you pin it all turned underneath and then sew it?

Yeah.. I pinned and sewed a seam inside out then turned the right side out and did a top stitch all the way around.

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I made a diaper from the same material as the wipes. It's a pocket fitted with the flannel on the inside, and I guess it's a minky outer? What's the difference between velour and minky?

It's a little rough looking, but it's nice and trim and it held up for as long as my other diapers.

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Oooh, nice and soft looking Smile

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Just so you know for next time. Minki will wick the wet away from baby so good on either side of a fitted but the flannel will stay wet next to the skin and better for the outside. Anyway it can be used inside out? Flannel is fine next to the skin though and it looks nice and trim how many layers did you use or is that it and then you add stuffing?

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"mujul79" wrote:

Just so you know for next time. Minki will wick the wet away from baby so good on either side of a fitted but the flannel will stay wet next to the skin and better for the outside. Anyway it can be used inside out? Flannel is fine next to the skin though and it looks nice and trim how many layers did you use or is that it and then you add stuffing?

Heehee... actually I meant to put the minkee on the inside but as I was sewing I realized I was doing it wrong... lol However, I'm glad it ended up on the outside because I used it for 2 and a half hours without a cover and it didn't get damp at all on the outside.

There's one layer of minkee, and with the built in soaker, there's 4 layers of flannel and there's also the pocket to add more stuffing.

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My first attempt at dyeing wool.

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Ooooooo! I love those colours.

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"rmacburn" wrote:

Ooooooo! I love those colours.

Thanks! I chose those colors because I haven't been able to find a good green/blue combo that I love and wanted one.

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[QUOTE=mommy2bugnbuga]My first attempt at dyeing wool.

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what method did you use for dying? i have read some about koolaid dying and was thinking of trying it.

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[quote=mommy2bugnbuga]My first attempt at dyeing wool.

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what method did you use for dying? i have read some about koolaid dying and was thinking of trying it.

I used Koolaid to dye a wool interlock soaker and it worked great!

Shana, I love those colors you chose for the wool too, BTW! Biggrin

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I made another diaper from the same material in a larger size and I added minkee over the flannel soaker for a stay-dry layer.

And Ella's baby dolls need to be in cloth too. Wink

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I love the doll cloth. Seriously, if I had a little girl, her dolls would have a rockin' stash!

I have to share what I made yesterday b/c I'm too excited to wait until Christmas for them to be opened by their recipient.

I made some reusable kitchen towels for my SIL's Christmas gift. I used plastic canvas for the tube for them to roll up on rather than a cardboard one from paper towels. Just seemed more durable, since reuse is the point, kwim?


I love how they turned out. I need to make some for us now.

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"Sabey-baby" wrote:

I love the doll cloth. Seriously, if I had a little girl, her dolls would have a rockin' stash!

I have to share what I made yesterday b/c I'm too excited to wait until Christmas for them to be opened by their recipient.

I made some reusable kitchen towels for my SIL's Christmas gift. I used plastic canvas for the tube for them to roll up on rather than a cardboard one from paper towels. Just seemed more durable, since reuse is the point, kwim?

I love how they turned out. I need to make some for us now.

thats sch a beautiful stitch you used! they look awesome!

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Finally got them off the needles to show. I haven't done the drawstring yet. I can't find my double pointed needles, it has been several years since I used them last.

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I love the unpaper towels! What kind of fabric are they made of? Do they attach to one another with velcro or something?

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I love the longies Susan. Are they for your son? Action shots please!

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Thanks, they were something I was practicing on. Trying to develope a pattern (they also have a gusset, but I put too many stiches in the gusset, so it looks like a ball sack or something. Also, I did one leg at a time, then the body, don't like that way very well. Also, still can't find my double pointed needles, so the legs have seams in them. They are size small, so won't fit Robby. I'm still going to tinker with that pattern a little more before I make a larger size. I still have some of the yarn I am going to use to make Robby a pair of curly purly shorties.

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Susan, have you tried the Aubrey Doodle Pants pattern? It's really an easy pattern to get down to kind of relearn knitting. I tried to do my own pattern and it just didn't work very well, so I tried this pattern at the recommendation of a few people and it was great. Now that I get it more, I am going to try my own pattern again.

The pants you made look great thought! They are so cute.

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Everyone has been so crafty. I have been too for x-mas I just have not gotten pics of my stuff.

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"mommy2bugnbuga" wrote:

Susan, have you tried the Aubrey Doodle Pants pattern? It's really an easy pattern to get down to kind of relearn knitting. I tried to do my own pattern and it just didn't work very well, so I tried this pattern at the recommendation of a few people and it was great. Now that I get it more, I am going to try my own pattern again.

The pants you made look great thought! They are so cute.

Oh, I've been knitting for a long while, just haven't needed my double pointed needles in a long time. Primarly I've been doing sweaters, scarfs, baby booties, baby hats, baby coats and baby blankets. I'm just real particular about getting something that I really want out of a pattern. Before I get the pattern I really want, I've got to make several diff versions stressing different traits first.

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posting these here to!

my first longies Smile

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My first pair of longies too! They're currently in the mail on their way to Hawkes!

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