For this tiny sweater, I used The Bailey Easy Top Down Sweater pattern. It is a fun pattern, and very quick in the newborn size. As I went along, I found that I preferred the zigzag look of the "wrong" side of the Herringbone Double Crochet stitch. So I made it the right side of this little sweater, and put the buttons on the left shoulder instead of the right.
Baby Owl Blanket, with a Polka Dot Border. This is the first time I've used the Corner-to-Corner (C2C) method, and I enjoyed it. I was able to use yarn I already had for everything but the background. Some of the yarn was left over from this afghan I crocheted for the proud parents' wedding:
Oh, my goodness! I never shared it here. It's the Blue Lagoon Throw, and I had a great time crocheting it a few years ago.
raven on a white shirt for the Caterpillar,
appliquéd a kitten in a teacup for D2. Kittens in teacups and other vessels appear surprisingly frequently in D2's and Rollo's drawings. When I ran across this pattern in Grandma O's collection, I knew he'd love it. And he does!