Knitted Baby Gifts

babyfeetWhen I had Lil Miss P, one of my best friends and his wife also had their little boy.

We shared our journey of pregnancy with yoga classes and long texts and catch ups about our impending labours and then, in the middle of the night after our tots were born, our desperation at having two wide awake babies or our insecurities about every parenting decision we had made to that point.

Scroll forward 3 years and with the arrival of number two for us, these same friends also had their second baby.

We’re keeping in sync with our families and it’s been really nice to have close friends with kids at the same stages. We share trials and tribulations and fun play dates.

When I found out they were having another wee boy, I wanted to create another special hand made gift for him.

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Baby Boy Sweater

I love babies in hand knits.

There’s something so snuggly and cosy about a baby wearing a warm knitted jersey or being wrapped in a lovely woolen blanket.

I’ve already knit quite a few clothing items for Miss P but now that Master L is here, it’s been fun to knit up ‘boy’ clothes too.

One item that I really wanted him to have to wear is a little ‘old man’ sweater. A proper button down cardigan style sweater with the roll neck. So when I found the Baby Sophisticate Sweater by Linden Down on Ravelry I was so excited.

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