I don’t know about you, but there seem to have a bunch of people in my life having babies right now. If you’re in the same boat and are looking for a sweet gift you can make look no further! Here are 5 of my favourite DIY baby gifts that you can whip together quickly:


Frontless Cardigan

My #1 go to gift to make is this frontless cardigan by Kelly van Niekerk on Ravelry


DIY baby gifts | frontless knit cardigan

It knits up ver quickly while binge-watching Netflix. You can use any fingerling/sock weight yarn.

Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/newborn-vertebrae


Tiny Baby Hat

Leftover bulky yarn? This cute little hat is a definite stash buster


Knit baby hat pattern from Close Knit in Portland


Photo and pattern from Close Knit Portland: http://closeknitportland.blogspot.ca/2011/04/tiny-baby-hat.html


Baby Quilt

Want to try your hand at quilt making?Christy from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer has a great tutorial to make an easy quilt from receiving blankets:


Receiving blanket tutorial from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer


Photo and pattern from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer: http://www.confessionsofaserialdiyer.com/how-to-make-a-baby-quilt-from-receiving-blankets/


Lap Duvet

Another great DIY blanket option is a lap duvet!

Purl Soho Lap Blanket Tutorial

Purl Soho has great tutorial for creating this super cozy blanket and show so many fabric options. Photo & tutorial from Purl Soho: https://www.purlsoho.com/create/2011/05/25/mollys-sketchbook-lap-duvet/


Baby Bib

Or the classic – an easy to sew baby bib pattern from Mary Martha Mama:

The Bigger & Better Bib Pattern


Easy DIY Baby Gifts you can make in a weekend

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