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Handkerchief Bonnet Poems

The Christening Corner has proudly collected various versions of the handkerchief, hanky or hankie bonnet poem for your reading pleasure. Please take a few moments and visit our collection of Handkerchief Bonnets and Christening Bonnets and share them with your friends

Heirloom Hankie Bonnet Verse

  • I'm a lacy hankie, As pretty as can be.
  • With a bit of stitching, A bonnet has been made out of me.
  • To be worn home from the hospital - Or perhaps on my Christening Day.
  • Please cherish and pack me away.
  • Then on her wedding day, A few stitches snipped
  • And a wedding hankie I'll be.
  • And if by chance it is a boy, Someday he will wed and to his bride
  • He can present this hankie, Once worn upon his head.
Lace & Blue Bow
Lace & Blue Bow Bonnet
Crocheted Edge
Crocheted Edge Hanky Bonnet
Double Lace Edge
Double Lace Edge
Pink Rosebud Hanky Bonnet
Pink Rosebud Hankie Bonnet
2" Lace Edge Bonnet
2” Lace Edge
 
Celtic Cross Bonnet
Celtic Cross
White Shamrocks Bonnet
White Shamrocks
Green Shamrock Bonnet
Green Shamrocks
 

Irish Hankie Bonnet Verse

  • I'm a lacy hankie, As pretty as can be.
  • With a bit of stitching, A bonnet has been made out of me.
  • To be worn home from the hospital - Or perhaps on my Christening Day.
  • Please cherish and pack me away.
  • Then on her wedding day, A few stitches snipped
  • And a wedding hankie I'll be.
  • And if by chance it is a boy, Someday he will wed and to his bride
  • He can present this hankie, Once worn upon his little Irish head.

Hanky Bonnet Poem

  • A tiny square of linen, and a dainty edge of lace
  • Designed into a bonnet to frame a Baby's face.
  • After Baby's worn it, fold and tuck away.
  • It will become a hanky for Baby's Wedding Day.
  • If the Baby is a boy - On the day he should marry,
  • This will be “something old” for his joyful Bride to carry.
Girls Crocheted Cross
Scallop Edge & Crocheted Cross
Boys Crocheted Cross
Straight Edge & Crocheted Cross
Magic Hanky Bonnet
Magic Hanky Bonnet

Magic Hanky Bonnet Verse

  • Here's a small bonnet that's sweetly styled
  • Especially for the Christening Child.
  • And on the day the child is to marry
  • The bonnet's a hanky the bride may carry.

Handkerchief Bonnet Poem

  • I'm just a little Handkerchief, quite square as you can see,
  • But with a stitch or two they made a bonnet out of me.
  • I'll be worn home from the hospital or on the Christening Day:
  • Then neatly pressed and folded I'll be carefully packed away.
  • On her wedding day a bride must have, traditionally, something old...
  • Good luck, good health and happiness it brings her, so it's told.
  • Then what could be more pleasant than to unpack little me,
  • To snip a stitch or two and find her handkerchief I'll be.
  • And if I'm first worn by a boy, he'll surely someday wed:
  • Then he can give his lovely bride the Hanky worn on his head
Bonnet & Bible Set
Bonnet & Bible Gift Set
Headband to Bridal Garter
Baby Headband to Bridal Garter

Headband to Bridal Garter Verse

  • A satin rosebud, a bit of lace to frame Baby's angel face.
  • Treasured and tucked away to reappear on my wedding day.
  • Then used again in a whole new way.

The Keepsake Bonnet

  • This charming little keepsake holds a magic all its own,
  • As now it is a bonnet for your baby's first trip home.
  • Or use it for the Christening, an occasion very dear,
  • When friends and family join together and loved ones gather near.
  • Then keep it as a treasure, for here's the magic key,
  • By snipping a few stitches, a hanky it will be.
  • A hanky to be carried many years from now,
  • As the bride walks down the aisle to pledge her wedding vows.
  • Whether carried by your daughter or your son's new bride-to-be,
  • It will mean much more as “something old” because it's charmed with memories.

Hankie Bonnet Poem

  • I am just a little hankie, as square as can be,
  • But with a stitch or two, they've made a bonnet out of me.
  • I'll be worn home from the hospital, and on special days,
  • And then I'll be carefully pressed and neatly packed away.
  • Then on the wedding day, I've been told,
  • Every well dressed Bride must have something old.
  • So what would be more fitting than to find Little Ole Me?
  • A few stitches snipped and a wedding handkerchief I will be!
  • And if per chance, it is a boy, someday he'll wed,
  • And to his Bride he'll present the handkerchief once worn upon his head

Baby's Bonnet

  • This little gift is meant to bring joy
  • Whether the child be girl or boy
  • The little hat is just the size for a baby newborn
  • So, home from the hospital the hat will be worn.
  • Now when the baby is fully grown
  • The future of the hat will be known,
  • It's a hankie made from fabric so fine
  • And meant for the wedding at some future time.
  • For the girl, it will serve for “something old”.
  • For the boy, it's for his lovely bride to hold.
  • I hope this gift brings delight and cheer
  • Because, after all, it's for the baby dear!

Wedding Hankie

  • Here's a small bonnet that's sweetly styled
  • Especially for the Christening Child
  • And on the day the child is marry
  • The bonnet's a hanky the bride may carry

  By Brian Pitcher