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FO: Baby Sock

A friend who had a baby in 2014 asked me to knit some warm socks for him.

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I had some leftover navy DROPS Merino Extra Fine at home and used it for this pattern.

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The fun about this pattern is that it knits up very quickly, and it makes them extra cosy and ‘snuggly’ as Luke would say.

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The cables that run down the cuff of the sock look really sweet.

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And my friend sent me a picture of her gorgeous little man wearing them, doesn’t he look happy?

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STATS
Pattern:
 Socks by DROPS Design.
Yarn: DROPS Merino Extra Fine in dark blue.
Needle size: 3mm
Knitting time: 24th October 2014.

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FO: Booties

I can’t believe it’s been over two months since I last posted. We’ve been busy here with holidays coming to an end, my job being very busy and other things (watch this space).

I thought it might be a good idea to get back to posting my huge number of FO’s from the last few years (yes embarrassingly I have so many that I haven’t written about).

These booties were made for a friend from school who had a baby boy in 2012, I made him a pixie hat too and blogged about it here.

He was the lucky recipient of the booties I designed myself.

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I still love this pattern, even though I mainly knit Saartjes Bootees at the moment for gifting. These little guys are brilliant because I can use up lots of leftover sock yarn for them.

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They are great also because they are one of the few baby booties that actually stay on those cute little feet.

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Here’s a quick shot of the bootie and pixie hat together.

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And would you look at those sweet feet in the booties…

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