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So many babies and so much baby knitting!

I finished the baby afghan for Michelle. I like how it turned out, and so did Tiri!



Val's baby bump is already over half as big as she ever got with her last baby, and there are whispers of twins, all of which she is trying to silence, because she thinks four kids is enough. (And really, it is getting to the cap, at least as far as having that many plus a spare and two of them are newborn twins goes.)

I'm also making baby booties. These are to keep. They need the tie yet, but I may hold off on that till we actually have another baby so the tie is gender-appropriate versus gender neutral.





The pattern has a sweater too, as a set and I may make it as well since I have three skeins of the Plymouth Dream Baby DK I made the booties with. It's super soft and nice. Link to the Ravelry pattern page for Sweet Matinee Set: Booties.

Linky to the Ravelry page for the matching sweater.

I've also made a few other things since I blogged last:

 Breastfeeding Advocacy Dishcloth Tandem Nursing Version






Two lovies for the Lovies for Kids group on Ravelry.


A Tulips (Preemie Cap), though it came out more newborn for me.


And last but not least, a Hand-Knit Pull-On Baby Hat. I did a provisional cast on with this, instead of doing a plain one and seaming it. This hat is knit from side to side, the cast on and bind off edge is sewn (or in my case kitchenered) and there you have it. It is amazingly stretchy. These two little caps are going to St. Elizabeth's, not this Monday but next, the 22nd, when Tiri has another well-child visit.

There you have it for now!

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