Sweet, Chic, Unique Baby Booties – available in my Etsy Shop

Lately, I’ve been crocheting an awful lot of baby booties.

I started with a couple of different patterns that I bought at Etsy and for right now, I’ve settled on using one that I love to make some super sweet, chic, and totally unique baby booties that I’ll be selling (with the pattern designer’s permission) in my own Etsy shop.

I like to call them my Kicky Boots.

The pattern I’m using was inspired by a pattern I bought from the CrochetCollectionsCo shop.  Here’s a bootie I made using that pattern.

Rainbow bootie with white flower

Rainbow bootie with white flower.

You can see their original pattern, and buy a copy for yourself using my affiliate link  HERE.

I’ve also been changing things up a bit while using that pattern as a jumping off point. Here’s an example of what I’ve been creating with the pattern.

Red, White, and Blue Booties available at Etsy

Red, White, and Blue Booties available at Etsy.

And here’s another example.

Mustard and Gray Booties available at Etsy

Mustard and Gray Booties available at Etsy.

I’ve made a bunch of others too that I’ll share once I finish weaving in all of the ends that this style creates.

So far, I’ve gotten good feedback on these.  I’m shipping them in boxes and I think they’ll make great baby shower or newborn baby gifts.

You can find them in the Imperial Crochet Etsy shop at the following (non-affiliate) links:

Red, White and Blue Baby Booties at ImperialCrochet

Mustard and Gray Baby Booties at ImperialCrochet

Pastel Rainbow with Flower Booties at Etsy

Anyway, that’s what I’ve been up to lately.  How about you?  What’s on your hook?  Share with me in the comments section.  I love hearing from my readers.

 

 

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Snapdragon Stitch Baby Blanket

Available now in my Etsy shop!

Yesterday, I finished another baby blanket for my Etsy shop.  I used my favorite Snapdragon Stitch and created a gray-on-gray acrylic blanket with large stripes and a beautiful ruffly edge.

The edge was created using the reverse shell stitch on single crochet.  I found this wonderful border edge stitch while searching for something else on Youtube and I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it.  I couldn’t wait to try it out.

babyblanket

I love the way this baby blanket turned out!

The border turned out gorgeous but if you’re thinking of using it you need to know it’s very time consuming and it is a yarn eater.  I used almost an entire skein of Deramores Studio DK to complete a 34″ x 36″ blanket.

You can see more photos by visiting this link to my Imperial Crochet Etsy Shop: Beautiful Crochet Baby Blanket | Elegant Baby Shower Gift

Anyway, that’s what I’ve been working on lately.  Well, that and some new baby booties that I’ll share with you soon!

How about you?  What’s on your hook?

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Cinco De Mayo Gift Ideas – The Crochet Edition

3 Fun Etsy Finds!

Cinco de Mayo is a day for celebrating the culture of Mexico with great Mexican food and drinks.  I’m embarrassed to say that although I knew of the holiday and have even attended a Cinco de Mayo party or two, I wasn’t fully aware of the reason for the celebration so I looked it up.

Don’t you love Wikipedia?

The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s difficult victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.

 

fiestafood

Fiesta Food! (CC BY 2.0)

 

So now I know!

In honor of the day, I took a stroll around Etsy’s crochet section and found some super cute Cinco de Mayo gift ideas for those of you who want to bring a little something extra to the fiesta.

Disclosure: I’m affiliated with Etsy and this blog post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure HERE.  I did not create the following gifts.  I can not vouch for their quality and I do not own the photos shown here.  I’m simply sharing them for your viewing and Cinco de Mayo gift-giving pleasure.

3 Crocheted Cinco De Mayo Gifts

Newborn Baby Photo Prop Sombrero and Poncho

newbornponcho

How cute is this poncho set?

If you know of a little one on the way… this is an adorable (and unique) photo prop outfit.  Cute pink and multicolor poncho and sombrero set.

Learn more by visiting: Baby Sombrero and Poncho – Newborn to 3 months by pixieharmony at Etsy

Crochet Cactus Amigurumi

Crochet Cactus

I love his mustache!

This fun little guy would be a great gift to bring to anyone but I think it would make an especially perfect host or hostess gift for the fiesta thrower!

Learn more or purchase by visiting: Crochet Cactus by TheLoopyLamb at Etsy

And last but certainly not least…

Taco Man!

tacoman

He’s way too cute to eat!

This scrumptious guy was created with love just for someone like you!

Learn more and/or buy him by visiting: Taco Man by LaurieCozyCrochet at Etsy

So there you have it!  3 fun crochet finds in honor of Cinco de Mayo!

How about you?  Will you be celebrating on this beautiful May 5th?  Will you be eating anything delicious in honor of the happy occasion?  (I had a chicken fajita.)  Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section.  I love hearing from my readers.

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