Here’s a free pattern for a knitted diaper soaker to knit up in wool. Wool is absorbent and anti-bacterial and doesn’t have to be washed constantly. Coat with lanolin and it’s good to go! Knitted Diaper Shaped Soaker Abbreviations: K (knit) p (purl) sts (stitches) tog (together) inc (increase) Gauge: 6 sts equal 1 inch
Cute baby bears doing household chores every single day of the week. You’ll notice that these are reversed from the hot iron transfers so you’ll need to switch them back depending on what method you use to transfer them to fabric i.e. if you direct trace with a light box or window then leave them
If you don’t care for having to follow outlines then fuzzy patterns are for you! Mostly short stitches and if they’re not perfectly straight, no big deal. The problem with kitten patterns is the wide variety to choose from. Probably more popular than puppies in the 1950s and 60s but then I’m a cat person.
This duck and chick set of patterns are roughly six inches so they are suitable for applique and baby quilt blocks. For applique work you could leave the edges raw, glue the pieces down to the base fabric and then couch over a few strands of embroidery thread or perle cotton or even crochet cotton.
Once upon a time crib toys were made in the USA of soft materials that never contained lead. A sweet little baby would love these! These vintage patterns are from the 1940s in the shape of a clown, shooting star and spiral ball.