Crochet or knit a hooded baby blanket

Easily crocheted in Bernat Softee Chunky yarn, these adorable hooded blanket patterns, complete with ears and facial features, are yours to download for free.

Reader Pattern: The Uty Bootie

Sweet Living reader Helen Cuff sent in this adorable pattern for newborn babies. She knits several of these each month for the newborn babies at Christchurch Hospital and says it takes her just 1 hour to knit a pair. Find the pattern here.

Boutique baby clothes to knit – 10 free patterns

There’s nothing more satisfying than knitting your own baby’s clothes. Here’s 10 of the best free knitting patterns on the net.