New Crochet Pattern – A Baby’s First Teddy Bear

crochet pattern a baby's first teddy bear

When I was just expecting my baby a couple of months ago and shared the news with you here on this site, one of my sweet readers replied to my post with a message saying that the baby will have it really nice with a mom who can make a teddy bear for him.

I loved the idea and it kept reappearing in mind until I thought it was high time to make it reality.

That thing just needed to be done.

I visualized what the teddy bear could look like to be appropriate for my now six months old baby. I wanted it to be cute first of all. And I also wanted it to be easy to lift and move around.

So I crocheted and crocheted and then crocheted some more and after a few days of work a little teddy bear was born.

I am happy to report that my little boy welcomed his new buddy very warmly. He likes to hug him, squeeze him, throw him as far as he can and these days, as a big new thing, he is even learning how to crawl towards him.

We take the little teddy with us wherever we go and he works very well as a small cushion for pushchair or car seat naptime.

Of course, as usual, I have put together a pattern for those of you who would like to make a teddy bear like this one too. The pattern is is full op step-by-step pictures and is really easy to follow (… if I may say so myself).

You can find the pattern HERE or HERE.

 

crochet pattern a baby's first teddy bear

I wish you happy crocheting and to the kids in your life I wish a lot of fun playing with their new buddy.

With lots of love,

Petra

New Pattern – Crochet Chevron Infinity Scarf

pattern crochet chevron infinity scarf

Hi friends!

I have a new pattern for you today! It’s Crochet Chevron Infinity Scarf.

I have been wanting to make a crochet infinity scarf for quite a long time, all I was trying to decide on was the design that I’d like the best. And lately it occurred to me it just has to be chevron. What else?! Those soothing zig zags. The sea or relaxing ripples. Such sweetness.

 

pattern crochet chevron infinity scarf

After a quick trip to the shop to find nice and contrasting couple of yarn colors I set of to work.

 

pattern crochet chevron infinity scarf

And this is the result.

 

pattern crochet chevron infinity scarf

Frankly, every time I work on a chevron pattern I wish the project just never ended. There’s something very magical about this pattern.

 

pattern crochet chevron infinity scarf

Sooo, if you’d like to learn more details about this project, you can find the description and the pattern itself HERE and HERE.

Happy crocheting!

With lots of love,
Petra

Two

two new crochet projects

Lately, I have been playing with some wonderfully soft and delicious yarn. What a bliss! I started designing two new crochet projects and have been working on both of them at the same time. As I found out, it’s actually a lot of fun to work this way. I happily jump from one project to the other, never get bored and can choose the one that suits my current mood better. It might become my new working strategy, we’ll see.

I look forward to sharing more details with you soon.

With lots of love,

Petra 🙂

New Pattern – Crochet Hats For Baby’s First 3 Years

crochet pattern - crochet hats for baby's first year

With the colder days fast approaching I thought it would be good to make a hat for my little five months old baby. So I went ahead, did some yarn shopping (the sweetest thing everrr) and supplied my shelves with some really luscious and soft yarn, Red Heart Soft to be precise. Then I happily proceeded to making the hat and in the process of crocheting it I realized it would be sweet if I could create a whole set of hats, from newborn to 3 years old. That could come in really handy. So I did it and love this new collection. I will definitely use it to make hats for my little Mr.P as he gets bigger and I might even use it later when/if another little one arrives.

Of course, I have put together a pattern to share with you, perhaps you’ll find it handy too.

 

crochet pattern - crochet hats for baby's first year

The pattern contains instructions for 5 hat sizes: newborn, 0-3 months old, 3-6 months old, 6-12 months old and 12-36 months old.

The hats have cute little ears, because, well, they are just so cute. The ears are not sewn to the hat but I used a little trick instead to attach them to the hat as they are being crocheted.

 

crochet pattern - crochet hats for baby's first year

The pattern, as usual, includes a written part followed by a very detailed step-by-step tutorial (with 38 pictures).

You can find the pattern HERE and HERE.

 

crochet pattern - crochet hats for baby's first year

Happy crocheting!

Sending love,

Petra

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