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Newsboy Cap & Mary Janes

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A friend sent me a picture of a baby boy wearing a very boyish newsboy cap and asked if I could make a ‘pretty’ one for a girl with matching shoes, but without using pink. Thankfully I love a good challenge.

I couldn’t find a nice pattern for the cap, so I made one up – it wasn’t too difficult after all. and I used Hayley’s pattern for the shoes.  One of my challenges was finding the right sizes for a 3 month old, until I found this great chart. Very helpful.

For the cap I used Elle Pure Gold chunky yarn and a 5mm hook and for the shoes I used the matching double knit and a 4.5mm hook. I took forever to find the right buttons, but am pleased with what I found.

I always find it tricky making things for other people. It’s so hard to know if they’ll like what I come up with. Happily, this friend is pleased with these. Phew.


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