Feature Friday: Layans Shop

Please welcome Donna…the crafty hands behind Layans Shop on Etsy!

“I’ve been crocheting for over 50 years and just love it! My shop is named after my first and only (at the moment) grandchild (Layan)–my heart, my soul, my inspiration. Before she was born I crocheted her many outfits and have sold many. I just love seeing babies wearing the items I have made. My favorite things to crochet are baby clothing–booties, hats, blankets, bibs, and especially dresses using fine thread. The more challenging the pattern is, the more I like it.”

Check out just some of her adorable items below!

Baby crocheted booties


These adorable “loopy” baby shoes/booties are hand-crocheted using 100% acrylic yarn. The sole of the booties are done in blue and pink. The top portion of each bootie opens with two buttons–blue for boys, pink for girls. The booties are sold as a pair (of course!). The booties measure approximately 3-1/2″ at the sole which is intended for a NB-3 month old. These make the most PERFECT baby shower gift or a wonderful, thoughtful gift from a grandparent!

Gown bonnet booties baby set


This so sweet, absolutely beautiful, christening, baby gown, bonnet, and booties is hand crocheted with 100% cotton, #10 crochet thread. It is sized to fit NB – 3+ months. The dress has pink ribbon running through front to back on the bodice and at the bottom of the bodice in which to tie into a bow on the front. A pink ribbon flower adorns the center front, 4 on the sleeves and 18 on the bottom hem running front and back. The bonnet has four pink ribbons around the brim. A pink ribbon runs through the bottom in which to tie into a bow under the baby’s chin. The scalloped-top booties have the same ribbon running at the top of the foot in which to tie into a bow, as well as a pink ribbon flower on top of each. This is sure to be an heirloom to hand down through the generations.

Green baby set


This beautiful baby’s dress, bonnet, and booties is hand crocheted with #10, 100% cotton, crochet thread. It is sized to fit NB to 3 months. It is even more beautiful if paired with white tights or white shoes and socks. The dress has very light green ribbon at the sleeves, around the neck, and underneath a matching ribbon flower on the front. There are three light green buttons on the back. The bonnet has gathered fullness across the crown to match the fullness of the dress. The back and rim of the bonnet has three rows of a gathered shell pattern. Light green ribbon runs through the bottom of the bonnet with a ribbon rose on each side. The booties have two rows of a gathered shell pattern with light green ribbon running around top to gather and fit the baby’s ankle size as well as a ribbon rose on the top center of each.

Big thanks to Donna for letting us feature her shop here on The Steady Hand Blog. Check out her social accounts below and show her some love!

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