Carol Turner

Nursery Knitwear

…..And One for a Prince

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I have been putting the finishing touches to a hat and coat set for a baby boy due at the end of June. It certainly does help when you know the sex of the baby beforehand!

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Knitted in a lovely powder blue with white trim, I decided to opt for  a size 6-9 months. Babies are given so many gifts in newborn size that some never get worn as  babies grow so fast.

I used the basic pattern for the little pink smock coat from last weeks post and modified it for a boy. I’ve been wanting to do this for a while so was delighted when presented with a perfect opportunity to see how it would work out. I basically made the body shorter and started the cabling at the hem.

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The back is also cabled.

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The cabling does give the coat more bulk so will be a warm knit for the Autumn and Winter months, would be ideal as a car or pram coat.

Made a bobble hat and some matching boots

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So hopefully he will be protected against the elements and look quite stylish in the bargain!

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Author: Carol Turner

Hello and welcome. I love knitting baby clothes and creating nursery toys and this site is a showcase for my little creations. Thank you for visiting and do call again soon

6 thoughts on “…..And One for a Prince

  1. Perfect for a little boy.

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