Four reasons baby knits are the best


1. They finish quickly. Even when the gauge is tiny.
2. Compared to adults there’s not the same angst over fit and sizing. A baby body is shaped like a sack of sugar with four sausages coming out of it, which everyone loves and the baby is not trying to disguise, so why fuss over a slimming neckline or the exact placement of waist darts?
3. Little knits are great stash-busters, especially for partial skeins (bring on the stripes!).
4.  A baby is too small to have an opinion about a garment or, let’s be honest, look anything but cute in it.




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  2. carla · February 17, 2015

    Hah! I got to your site because awhile ago you did a pattern “Holl” that I really liked (and your pictures helped me muchisimas!)
    Your little dual citizen is beautiful, and the sweater is fantastic. Sounds like a tremendous experience. Viva Mexico y ¡que tengas un buen año!

    • foxflat · February 19, 2015

      Thank you! Glad Holl was helpful…are we friends on ravelry? What’s your username?

  3. bonniehull · February 11, 2015

    ….my gosh she’s so BIG…

  4. Elena · February 10, 2015

    Wow, look at those eyes. And she looks like she is going to be totally blonde. The sweaters are also cute, of course, but the baby steals the show!

  5. lsaspacey · February 10, 2015

    So big, already and so cute. Love the yarn for the first sweater, want one in my size.

  6. sweetalchemy · February 9, 2015

    Adorable baby and adorable knits! I totally agree with you about baby knits being the best. I’ve got three baby sweaters in progress right now for friends and family. I can’t think of anything sweeter than a baby in hand knits. 🙂

  7. Denise Spiess · February 9, 2015

    Love the picture of your baby!

  8. amy · February 9, 2015

    Haha a sack of sugar with four sausages- how true!

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