I call it the teeny tiny red thing for Baby A.
Teeny tiny knits for very small people are immensely satisfying. So quick! So teeny tiny! So quick!
My sources tell me the teeny tiny red thing has arrived safely in the wilds of Texas where my cousin, his wife and the brand new Baby A are currently living the
The pattern is Puerperium, a free baby cardigan on Ravelry, with buttons the length of one side for easy dressing in those early, floppy baby, nervous new parents kind of newborn days. And it's a beauty. A couple of evenings' worth of knitting followed by a week long quest for the perfect buttons, and it's done and dusted. I can see myself rifling through my stash and knitting a few more of these for upcoming babes. There are some lovely striped versions on Ravelry too, demonstrating that you don't even have to have two matching balls of yarn in your stash for this pattern. Win.
Baby A's unpronounceable teeny tiny red thing is ravelled here.