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Parte di un corredino / Part of a layette

Una futura bisnonna mi ha chiesto di realizzare una cuffietta e una bavetta per la sua nipotina che nascerà in autunno. Si è tanto raccomandata che fosse tutto bianco candido, senza fronzoli né colore, immacolato; non amo il bianco, lo ammetto, però sono soddisfatta del risultato, e spero che questi piccoli oggettini renderanno felici sia la bisnonna che la mamma della frugola... 
Il cappellino è più grande di quanto dovrebbe essere per un neonato, semplicemente perché ho pensato che nascendo in autunno la piccola l'avrebbe sfruttato poco, perciò ho deciso di ingrandirlo in modo che possa indossarlo anche la primavera prossima (sperando di aver azzeccato le misure!).
Per i modelli ho improvvisato, prendendo spunto da varie idee piuttosto classiche, credo, il tocco di cui sono particolarmente orgogliosa sono i laccetti realizzati a tricot che restano morbidissimi e dovrebbero evitare fastidi alla pelle delicata della bimba. Sia il cappellino che la bavetta sono realizzati in puro cotone pettinato.
Li consegnerò a breve, perciò ne ho approfittato per fotografarli anche se causa maltempo la luce è terribile e le foto lo sono di conseguenza, spero rendano comunque l'idea.

A future great-grandmother asked me to make a baby hat and bib for her nephew who will be born this Autumn. She greatly recommended that they'd both be pure white, no-frills nor colour, immaculate; I don't love white, I must say, but I'm pleased with the result, and I hope these small items will make both the baby's great-grandmother and mother happy...
The hat is bigger than it should be for a newborn, simply because I though that being born in Autumn the baby girl wouldn't have used it a lot, so I made it bigger, this way she should be able to wear it next spring too (always if I calculated the size right!).
I worked without patterns, I just picked some pretty classic ideas and made them up, but I'm particularly proud of the laces, which are tricot-made, so they're really soft and should avoid skin irritations to the baby girl. Both the hat and the bib are made with brushed cotton.
I'm delivering them soon, so today I photographed them though the storm outside makes it really hard (almost no light at all), so pics are not pretty, I hope you get the idea anyway.


  1. Beautiful,so cute <3!!!

  2. Incantevoli !!! li trovo adatti, perché bianchi, per il battesimo. Poi regalati dalla nonna......A presto

  3. Sweet !
    Have a nice weekend !

  4. Bellissimo lavoro, ne sarà felice la nonna!
    buon fine settimana

  5. What a cute set! I'm sure it will be very welcome :-). Many thanks for your nice comment on the birds photos and have a lovely day!
    Nata xxx


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