Some of my favourite crafty and informative sites:-
Resources for working out baby sizes and measurements:
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/size-chart.html#baby - range of measurements for babies by weight
http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/babysize.html – standard sizes for baby by age. Yarn council standard measurements for designers sizing garments, Really good site for gauging measurements for correct sizing.
http://www.fibergypsy.com/common/children.shtml – good range of measuremants for each age. Also has a guide to calculate ease in knitwear.
Favourite sites for other free baby related crafts and projects:
Free pattern directories:
http://www.makeforbaby.com – searchable directory for free baby projects on the internet.
http://www.allcrafts.net/sewing/babysewing.htm – vast searchable directory of free baby patterns. Also a great site encompassing all manner of crafts and different free projects. Worth a look for great free projects and inspiration.
www.ravelry.com – for free knitting and crochet patterns. Fully searchable when signed up. Also includes knit-a-longs and shared projects of commercial patterns. My go to place for knitting patterns. Highly recommend this community.
http://shwinandshwin.blogspot.com/2010/11/pleated-mary-jane.html - impressive free pattern and tutorial for making cute little mary jane shoes. I have these lined up in my ‘to do’ list.