I finally found ribbon and threaded it through to make ties, completing this simple, cute little bonnet.

The sizing is way off – what was supposed to be a newborn size turned into more of a two year old size. (Still haven’t re-measured to determine if the pattern or my gauge is at fault.) So we’ll just lay this one away for a few seasons. Makes me thing of the Elizabeth Zimmerman maxim for such situations: babies grow. I’m still happy with it, even if it’s way too big. Soft and old-fashioned and simple.

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