Thursday, 5 February 2015

Crochet Baby Booties and Blanket

No we have no new babies planned for the family as yet but I just needed to crochet and thought that I could start a bottom drawer for my youngest. You can bet your bottom Dollar that when the time does come around this way I can be prepared.
First up is the Booties I had a basic crochet pattern but adapted it to have a sock top with a roll down cuff, the pattern I had stopped at the ruffle and then tied with ribbon at the back, I'm not so keep on cords and loose ribbon on baby clothes and figured this way they wouldn't keep dropping off the baby little foot.

My Blanket is ongoing and I think I will add a scalloped edge to it to finish it off but it is coming along very nicely.

Jak x

15 comments:

Jan M said...

So beautiful - wish I could crochet :)

Elizabeth said...

Very nice !

jane stillman said...

Oh golly gosh, these are sooo cute!

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

Those booties are so gorgeous. When threading ribbons through booties/mittens and the like, just put a few sewn stictches into the back to hold the robbon in place. Baby will not be able to pull the ribbons out then.

Sue xx

Maryann Laursen said...

Soooooo cute Jak, and be sure, it´ll be sooo apreciated when the times come, that´s for sure, and at that time, there´ll be more than plenty to do already, I´m sure.

linda said...

Jak These are really lovely - well done x

Sandra H said...

Wow they are gorgeous x

Mad Mary said...

Absolutely gorgeous Jak, you are a very talented lady.

Mary xx

Cheryl W. said...

Beautiful and perfect! You made a good pattern so much better by adding that cuff!

Dawn Lancaster said...

These are beautiful Jak! I've been doing a bit of knitting for a future family member! Never did master crochet but you've inspired me to have a bash at it!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Wendy L said...

So beautiful, I do like to have a crochet project on the go, usually a blanket so I can keep going back to it, xxx

Janette said...

You can't beat hand made and these are proof, so gorgeous Jak.x

christi said...

very clever with the booties. beautiful. when your drawer gets full and you still have the need to crochet, you could make extra booties for your local homeless shelter or unwed mom's home or whatever you have over there. in our area we have a group that provides birthday parties for kids in shelters and also baskets for new moms that are homeless. just a thought.

terrie said...

this is adorable.....I make blanket for my grand-children all the time.
well done Jak

Nedlnut said...

Beautiful!