Baby Layette

Crocheted, Knitted and Precious

Babies are one of our most treasured events - whether it's the first, or the final one, they all deserve some handmade finery for their initial exposure to the world.

Baby Layette - tiny booties

Tiny hats and bonnets, little socks and booties, blankets made of softest yarns, wee outfits with sweaters, matching pants - all made by loving hands are common baby shower gifts. 

Even those of us that aren't all that crafty can make something to show our love to a brand new baby.

If you're just beginning your knitting and crocheting journey, baby layette gifts are some of the easiest things to make - especially as they're so small, they're easy projects to get completed.

Tiny knitted sweaterTiny knitted sweater in a lace pattern is a perfect layette project

Grandmothers, aunts, sisters and even nieces like to make things for a new baby to wear. 

There are lots of projects that are simple to make, but they can be made distinctive by the use of different textures in the way of stitches or yarns, so they'll be uniquely yours.

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Bear Applique  
Hook size: 2.5 mm Weight: 4 medium Foundation Row: magic circle Row 1: single crochet x6 around row and join with a slip stitch Row 2: single …

Emoji Soother Holder 
Hook size: 2.5 mm Weight: 4 medium With red yarn ( make 2) Chain 3 insert hook into 3rd chain from the hook work 3 treble crochets attaching each …

Penguin Applique  
Hook size: 2.5 mm Weight: 4 medium with white yarn Foundation Row: make a magic circle Row 1: single crochet x6 around row and join with …

Blue Bottle Warmer 
Foundation Row: make a magic circle Row 1: work 6 single crochet into the magic circle and join with a slip stitch Row 2: single crochet x2 into …

Pluto Lovey 
Hook size: 2.25 mm Weight: 4 Head Foundation Row: chain 2 Row 1: into the second chain from the hook work 6 single crochet and join with a …

Round Baby Blanket  
Hook size: 5.00 mm Weight: 4 medium Project was created using 100 % cotton Foundation Row: chain 4 and join with a slip stitch Row 1: double …

Valentine's Baby Hat  
Knitting needles: 2.00mm, 4.00 mm circular knitting needles Foundation Row: Cast on 60 stitches with 2.00 mm knitting needles work in a ribbed pattern …

A easy baby hat done in the fair isle design  
A 4.00mm circular needle was used. It is 12 inches long total length. Weight: 4 Three different colors were used for this pattern Cast on 56 stitches …

Rose Lovey Blanket 
Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 4 slip stitch to join Row 1:with color A chain 3 slip stitch to foundation chain 4 times …

Front Post Back Post Baby Blanket 
Hook size:3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 80 Row 1: double crochet across row chain 3 and turn Row 2: 1 double crochet in the second …

Green Baby Hat 
This hat combines knitting and crocheting. Hook size: 3.5 mm circular knitting needles 4.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation row: chain 4 Row 1: in the …

Scrap Blanket on the knitting machine 
This blanket can be done by hand or with the knitting machine. If hand knit 4.5 mm needles. A combination of various weights of yarn was used for …

How to Make Knitted Baby Slippers: Free Pattern 
Easy to make Knitted Baby Slippers; Cast on 23 stitches Row 1 knit 7 purl 1 knit 7 purl 1 knit 7 Row 2 knit across Repeat these 2 rows 9 times Row …

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