Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads
Knitting: Legwarmers, Beanie, Toque
A simple knit that looks complicated (always a good thing if you’re knitting it as a gift for non-knitters). It will see more use than a sweater, is more practical than booties. And it uses fingering-weight yarn, so it’s a great sock-yarn stash buster.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Pants
Tree Hugger is a tunic-and-pants set for babies and young kids, in Louet Gems Sport Weight. The tunic and pants are both knit in the round for quick knitting and minimal finishing. The pattern includes yarn requirements for the complete set, or for just the tunic or the pants on their own. Yes, folks. Two patterns for the price of one! (Ooooh!) ...