Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Sugar & Spice

...and everything nice, that's what little girls are made of.

It's super exciting to have a new little girl on the way since we have so many snakes and snails and puppy dog tails around here!

I have piles of pink flannel for recieving blankets and burp clothes, pink yarn for knitting into diaper bags, booties and hats and all kinds of patterns set aside and saved to my favorites on Ravelry for homemade goodness to welcome out little Mazzy Kaye in April.  We just can't wait to cuddle our new little granddaughter! 

The pink yarn-y project you see in the picture is on it's way to being a felted diaper bag.  I've knit with two strands held together to give the bag some sturdiness.  I want it to be able to stand on it's own.  When finished and felted it will have a really cute pink elephant appliqued   in wool felt on the front. (At least it's cute in my head.  Time will tell, won't it?)  The bag only has a bit left to go before I can felt, so I'm hoping to have it done in about a week~

The little flannel tag blanket is a small baby toy with a krinkly paper sewed in place between the flannels.  Baby's like that krinkly sound and she will be able to hold onto the ribbons, suck on them, slobber all over it and just have a krinkly good time.  Yeah!

To see other yarn-y goodness, pop over to Tami's Amis for Work In Progress Wednesdays.  Join in the fun and show what your WIP's are this week!

12 comments:

Adrienne said...

Isn't it fun to get ready for a little girl? I've always enjoyed the arrival of a new grandbaby but when it's a girl there is so much fun. Pink and lace and fun!
~Adrienne~

Stacey's Treasures said...

Oh how fun to make little girl things!!!Mazie will be so happy!

Tami Klockau said...

Perfect project for your grand-daughter! I love all of the fabric and ribbons you have piled up there.

Kathleen said...

Just thinking about this being a felted bag with an elephant applique makes me smile! :) That sounds like a really wonderful project. (Having a grandmother-who-makes-things is wonderful, your granddaughter-to-be is already a lucky girl.)

Gertie said...

Look at all that pink!!
Can't wait to see the bag finished and it sounds real cute =)

CloseAcademy said...

Cute! So much pretty pink.

Bonnie said...

I can't wait to see it. Sounds adorable. We need to meet up on ravelry. I would love to see your projects.

Marushka C. said...

These are wonderful projects! Congratulations on having a new granddaughter on the way. Handmade gifts from grandmas are extra special.

autumngeisha said...

Knitting for little ones is so much fun, especially little girls. Can't wait to see the finished bag, love that shade of pink. The crinkly toy is so sweet!

Alli said...

Oh, super cute little krinkle toy! It is nice to see some pink!

Denise said...

Congratulations on the pending arrival of your granddaughter. Girls are so much fun to knit for.

Liz in Ypsilanti said...

I love the krinkly toy idea! I'll have to remember that for the next baby in the family.