DIY Baby Booties 9 months: Free Pattern

Baby Booties, Pattern, pink, lined, 9 months, sew, girl clothes, DIYThere are so many amazing Pinterest ideas about baby DIY’s and sewing. In fact I have a full Pinterest board of ideas, check them out here. I saw so many super cute little baby booties, but none that had an easily printable pattern. Continue reading


Newborn Snowflake Beanie: Free Pattern

two tone knitting, knit, snowflake, newborn

I have fallen in love with two tone knitting, and I love knitting baby stuff. You make progress so quickly, and seeing it take shape feels so rewarding. I did this one and it ended up being a lot smaller than I expected. Its only going to be good for a newborn.

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DIY Sew: Flannel Baby Bib with Pattern

DIY Sew: Flannel Baby Bib with Pattern | leave it to Joy

I love home-made gifts. It’s so much more personal and I’ve really been enjoying sewing again. I made these guys from remnants from a local fabric store. Which made them quite reasonable – but not really cheaper than buying them in the store.

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DIY Stuffed Animal: Ellie the Elephant

DIY Stuffed Animal: Ellie the Elephant | leave it to Joy

I have advanced my stuffed animal repertoire! I started with Mr Owl last winter who looks VERY VERY homemade, and this year I made Ellie the Elephant. I might even make a few other animals before the season is over, I have a few pinterest ideas floating around.

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Knit Flower Headband

Knit Flower Headband | leave it to Joy

This was an easy couple hours project and perfect for new knitters.

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Easy Knit Poncho – Free Pattern

Knit Poncho – Free Pattern | leave it to Joy

I wanted a poncho… who doesn’t want to participate in this cute trend? And I knew I could knit one but I couldn’t find a free pattern anywhere. So I took the little I knew, and I invented one.

So world, here is a free poncho pattern – if we can call it a pattern. This pattern uses 2 stitches a knit stitch and yarn over. I also used the slip edge technique, adding a stitch and 3-needle bind off.

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