Let's bring this baby series to an end at the top...of the baby's head!
My baby shower gift to the mom-to-be was a crochet baby hat. She wanted something with a little more pizzazz than a plain old beanie. I searched through the patterns on Ravelry and Lion Brand for the perfect little girl's hat.
After sifting through about 20 different patterns I landed on this Violet Cloche. You may need to be a member of Ravelry to see that link. If you're a knitter or crocheter, it's well worth it to join! (And it's free)
It only took me about 4 hours and 5 restarts to get the hat to the size I felt was right. I didn't follow the pattern exactly - I took out a row and had to readjust the shells as a result.
Once the hat was whipped up, I felt it was too plain, so I popped a little star on it. The star pattern is also from Ravelry, A Garland of Stars or it can be found on the blog of the pattern's creator.