8.03.2015

New Knits for a New Guy




I recently knit up this sweet little set as a gift for my cousin's soon to be born baby boy.



This is the Hello Kimono and Wee Hat pattern from Kate Oates new booklet, "New Guy" and I loved every second these were on my needles!

It has been maybe years since I did stranded colorwork in my knitting.  Now after this project, I feel obsessed. Now I am spending my evenings pouring over colorwork patterns on Ravelry.
I. Want. More. 

It's nice to change it up once in awhile.



For this project I used Quince and Co. Tern in Kelp, Aventurine and Popham. 

My favorite part of this little set are these sweet rocket-ship buttons. I purchased them months ago from Monarch Knitting in Pacific Grove and was happy to finally have a chance to use them. 

I'm a firm believer in buying up cute buttons at every opportunity. They can be hard to find! :)


I just gave my cousin this set at her baby shower this last weekend with a few pairs of hand-sewn baby pants. 

I can't wait to see her tiny new baby in them! :)



12 comments:

Iza Belka said...

Pretty :-]

knittingthestash said...

love the buttons--perfect! And the colors are so vibrant. Really beautiful!

sweetsassafras.net said...

They are a beautiful gift! I'm off to check out the patterns- I've been on the lookout for good baby knits!

Carla said...

That is just soooo darling. Great find with the buttons! I buy little hard to find things too when I see them : )

Delighted Hands said...

Exceptional knits! The love just shines through!

Rebekah Sanders said...

That's so cute! The buttons are a lovely addition!

Jenny Riley said...

absolutely perfect - I love the button choice especially, and the kimono design works so so well for a little one's top :) jenny xx

Gitte Tofte said...

That is amazing! And the little buttons are too cute!

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Julie Crawford said...

such a beautiful hat and vest combo! I love those little wooden airplane buttons, they are the perfect finishing touch.

I wonder why... said...

So cute! The airplane buttons make a lovely finishing touch.

Vikki Bird said...

Those are excellent buttons! I too have a policy of buying buttons in advance, just in case. I'm still not sure when the whales I bought a couple of years ago are going to get used though.

Maryse said...

It is beautiful!