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Baby Stuff.

In my last post I broke the news about us having a baby in August. And although I promised not to turn this into a baby blog I'm still going to show a few photos of the stuff I have already knitted for the little one. :)

In the early weeks of my pregnancy I was afraid that I would be jinxing everything if I started to knit little cardigans and rompers and baby hats before we knew everything was going like it was supposed to go. Instead I just searched, adored and saved patterns for baby clothes on Ravelry, feeling anxious to start already.

Immediately after the week 12 ultrasound I gave myself permission to start knitting things for the little guy. Since we don't know for certain if he really is a boy until the end of March I've been trying to choose neutral patterns and colors (although more blueish than red - for some reasons I think it's more OK for baby girls to wear blue than for little boys to dress in pink). I've been knitting with beige and greyish mint green; except for the baby whale cardigan which is navy blue but I think it will work on a girl as well. I'm skipping white clothes for the baby because I don't want to extra stress of trying to keep them white as well. We know that's never going to happen, so why even bother?

The baby is due in the hottest time of the year so I decided to skip the smallest sizes and aimed straight for the clothes intended for about 6 months old babies instead. I'm having a bit of a hard time with sizing though because it's quite hard to imagine how big a 6 month old is without having one near you to compare and take measurements... But I rather the clothes to be a little too big than only having time to use them once or twice before he has outgrown them.

So here's what I've knitted so far. I'm certainly going to make more, it's actually been quite enjoyable to focus on these small projects: finishing a cardigan in a night or two and a baby hat in just a few hours.

Pattern by tincanknits
Yarn: Marks & Kattens M&K Eko Ull #1980 tan
Needles: 4.0mm and 5.0mm

Yarns: main color Garnstudio Drops Baby Merino #13 navy
Novita Wool #136 light blue, Novita Nalle #10 white, Garnstudio Drops
Baby Merino #22 light grey
Needles: 3.5mm and 4.0mm

Yarns: Garnstudio Drops Merino Extra Fine #15 light greyish green 
for pompom Drops Cotton Merino #15 mustard
Needles: 3.5mm and 4.0mm

Yarn: Garnstudio Drops Merino Extra Fine #15 light greyish green
Needles: 3.5mm and 4.0mm

Yarns: Novita Tennessee #440 light grey
for the sweater Garnstudio Drops Cotton Merino #11 forest green
for the crown Drops Cotton Merino #15 mustard
Needles: 3.0mm


  1. Onnittelut ja kaikkea hyvää odotusajalle!
    Nämä neulomukset ovat aivan ihania, erityisesti tuo Babar :)

    1. Kiitos! Toivotaan että kaikki menee hyvin!

  2. oh my gosh, you've been busy! So many super cute baby knits, I love that whale sweater, and the toy babar is so charming. Your little one will be super stylish in his hand knits!

    1. Thank you again, you are always so kind! It seems like the baby has been almost the only thing on my mind lately so it feels natural to knit stuff for him. I just can't seem to get enough of baby clothes at the moment, they are all so super cute!


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