Monday, 11 January 2016


Good mornng , and thank you for all your lovely comments on my card, they are all appreciated.
The weather here isn't much better, today it's very cold and I have a feeling snow isn't that far away.

Today I have another gift basket.  This basket was order by my sister Patricia.   It's for her neighbour and friends new grandson , he was born 8 weeks early, he was just over 3lbs in weight.  So little prem  cardigans were required, thankfully my friend was able to come up with 3 little cardigans.
This is what I made.

I added a towel, burp cloth and a bib as well, things that even little ones need and these didn't matter how big or small they were. 

Off this morning to meet up with Patricia with this basket, it's been sat for nearly a week waiting for the weather to get better so I could deliver it.  Patricia hasn't been able to get out as her roads have been flooded no matter which way she went out of  her village. 

Right off to get myself ready. 
Hazel xxx 


  1. Hiya Hazel,

    Beautiful basket you have made, I am sure it will be well received.
    Oh my, I hope you and Patricia are ok with all those floods, they seem to be everywhere this year, dreadful for those whose homes have been ruined.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie j xxx

  2. Good morning Hazel,

    Sorry you are still getting bad weather hope it clears soon, there can not be much more rain left up there. Your tartan card is lovely. The baby basket is beautiful and I am sure the family will be delighted with it,
    Hazel c uk

  3. nNother lovely basket gift which will be much appreciated Hazel.Say hi to Patricia. Hugs Christine xx

  4. Lovely basket Hazel, I'm sure it will be loved......those cardigans must be so tiny!
    hugs Jo x

  5. Good Morning Hazel. Love your baby basket and I'm sure Patricia will be delighted with it too. Hope you manage your meet up later and be sure to tell her I'm asking for her too. Hugs Rita xxxx

  6. Another beautiful basket Hazel I am sure Patricia will love it and so too the new mum.
    Hope you have a lovely meet up you will have lots to catch up on no doubt.
    Margaret xxx

  7. Met Hazel and got the above basket.
    Wow!! it is absolutely stunning, will deliver it after I have a cuppa.
    Beautiful little cardigans perfectly knitted in the finest of wool for the babies delicate skin. Plus other goodies, the parents will be over the moon.
    Thank You Sis.
    Patricia xxx

  8. Another cracking gift for a wee addition to the family. As always you do such a super job.
    I hope you and Patricia had a good time when you got together?

    Hugs Erika. x

  9. gorgeous basket hazel. i hope you managed to get ti see patricia. sorry to hear about flooding in her village. so scary. big hugs to ypu both xx

  10. Beautiful Hazel. Janice xx

  11. Such a beautiful basket Hazel, sounds like Patricia was delighted as the New Mum will be I am sure. It's certainly colder here tonight 1 degree right now, hopefully it will stop the rain...our village gets cut off at every point xx

  12. Gorgeous gift basket, I'm sure everyone was thrilled with it. Glad you had a good time with Patricia.


  13. Gorgeous baby gift basket Hazel, they will be thrilled with this.
    Nice to see Patricia posting on here, wondered if she was well.
    Hugs Pam x

  14. Hi hazel.
    Your baskets are really superb. What a lovely gift to be received I'm sure the parents will love it. Wish more people would knit it's like a dying art these days. Nothing nicer than a hand knitted wee cardi or baby shawl.

    Lots of love xx

  15. Lovely idea I'd be prepared to make some prem baby jackets for a Special Care Baby Unit - my local one never got back to me Time to try again me thinks Your basket is brilliant and a lovely touch to add other items I expect the parents will be thrilled

  16. Hello Hazel,
    What a lovely gift! It really looks amazing. I'm sure Patricia's neighbour will love it and the new Mum too.
    It's a dark dreary day here today! Xxxx

  17. Hello Hazel,
    This is beautiful. You do this sort of thing so well. I'm sure Patricia and the recipients will love it.

  18. Hi Hazel,
    another of your brilliant baskets so superbly created.
    Wonderful little knits too as prem babies need the warm so much.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  19. Hi Hazel

    I hope you had a good Christmas and wish you all the best for 2016.

    Another lovely basket .. .. what a super special gift to receive. It must be lovely putting them together.

    My friend had a very premature baby 22 years ago .. .. her son's ankles were no wider than my little finger .. .. and he is probably as big as me now!!

    Love Jules xx

  20. Such sweet cuddly goodies for this lovely new little one. I wish the new family all the best for continued weight gain and good health for this little angel. What a lovely basket you made to welcome him into the world too. Hope that you & Patricia don't have any problems from the flooding and weather, and also that you can meet up for some fun crafting! TFS & Hugs

  21. Lovely basket Hazel. Love the cards you have shown in the last few days as well. Sorry hadn't looked at your blog for a couple of weeks and was also having trouble with my iPad. Hopefully sorted now.

  22. Hi Hazel
    Pretty little basket of baby goodies.
    Can see on the forecasts that you've had some grim weather up there.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  23. Hi Hazel, your cards and this basket for the little one are all wonderful makes. You are so good at making up things and they look fantastic. Hope you both well !
    hugs Maria xxx

  24. Hi Hazel
    Your cards have been really lovely & this basket is gorgeous im sure the new mum will love it.
    Hug's Lynda xx