Tassie Mums is fortunate to have many supporters who are talented 'Makers'. This page is to help give our community a guide for items that are most needed, the general styles and materials that work well and for some items exact dimensions.
**PLEASE CHECK IN WITH US BEFORE MAKING
TO FIND OUT WHAT IS MOST NEEDED**
These are great beginner pieces to makes and can often be made from leftover material from other projects.
**NO TIES on bibs**
Tight weave is best to avoid little fingers and toes getting stuck.
Bassinet blankets are approx 50x80cm
Cot blankets are approx 110x130cm
Everyone loves to knit beanies so please check in with us first before making to see what sizes are most needed.
This is often older children ages 4-12
**Please no baby beanies**
Please no snood style scarves for under 7yrs.
Knitted cardigans are especially great for children under 1.
Knitted jumpers are great for ages 1-4
**No hoods on clothing for under 1s**
Knitted or crochet toys for under 4 years are so cute and cuddly!
**Please no beads or buttons, inside or out**
We love teddies, bunnies, aeroplanes, snails, octopuses and more, wherever your creative skills take you.
A collection of links to free patterns for Pyjama pants, Burp cloths, Knitted jumpers, vests and beanies https://www.pinterest.com.au/ange_moore/tassie-mums/
This is a terrific initiative that aims to spread warmth to those in need through a community of volunteer knitters. There are patterns for baby cardigans, blankets, beanies, scarves, gloves and toys.
YouTube can provide some great video tutorials if your learning to make or looking for new ideas and techniques. Here are are few links to help inspire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIxoTOEN2Vs - Knitting Baby Jackets - Simple - Veronica Hug
Ravelry is a free website for knitters, crocheter and fiber artists. You will need to create a log in to view more patterns then the links provided below.
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gidday-baby - Baby Cardigan
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-sophisticate - Baby Cardigan (with language translations)