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Baby Dungarees (or the Cutest Thing I ever made)

Work has been really getting in the way of my knitting/crocheting. Humpf. And, with a brand new baby from a very dear friend around the corner, let's just say that I'm not amused. But, considering how limited my time is, I need to be savvy in my projects and I need to be fast and furious. With that precise thought in mind, I decided to go for a pair of baby dungarees. And here is my train of thought:
I wanted the "main body" to be knitted and not crocheted;I wanted them to be seamed;I would then add the back straps later on. Having chosen Cotton Merino by Drops Design (colourway 08), I needed a pattern for worsted yarn and I came across this one here, available as a Ravelry download.

So, I just knitted the whole thing and sew the seams. And then my mods began:
I did not pick up stitches for the legs (I HATE PICKING UP STITCHES); instead, I just single crochet around the leg openings and the end results is pretty cool;For the straps: at the back of the shorts, after de…