'Knitting has replaced networking as the hippest after-hours occupation.' So says Vogue. Everyone from Julia Roberts to Russell Crowe has been spotted with knitting needles in their hands - knitting has never been trendier. Many new knitters come to the craft when they find themselves wanting to knit something for a new baby, so this is the perfect handbook. It's packed with basic instructions, from how to cast on and get the tension right to simple shaping and the key knitting stitches -all accompanied by detailed colour illustrations. Fifteen stylish, accessible knitting patterns, from designs for baby blankets and bootees to simple cardigans and sweaters, then allow you to put your new crafting skills into practice.
Features easy-to-follow patterns and imaginative projects so you'll never be stuck for ideas for what to knit for your, or someone else's baby. Create beautiful mementos that will be treasured forever, such as a Special Baby Gift Bib or a Christening Blanket.
The author presents more than fifty crochet and knit designs for babies and toddlers, as well as instructions for completing pullovers, dresses, zip-front cardigans, flower-trimmed bibs, and toys, as well as other projects. Reprint.
Author : Val Pierce
ISBN : 1504801105
File Size : 36.53 MB
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One-Stitch Baby Knits features 25 simple patterns for practical but adorable baby knits, designed for small babies aged 0-18 months. Each garment is made entirely with the garter stitch--the easiest stitch in knitting--making these projects accessible to beginners and quick and simple for more experienced knitters.
Author : Kristen Rengren
ISBN : 9781453268216
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 90.1 MB
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While working as a vintage clothing dealer, combing through estate sales and eBay listings, longtime knitter Kristen Rengren amassed hundreds of knitting pattern booklets from 1920 through 1960. Now a knitwear designer, Rengren brings us the result of her combined passions in Vintage Baby Knits, a charming collection of more than 40 contemporary updates of timeless baby patterns. Projects range from small, quick-to-knit items like hats, booties, and shrugs to larger, more challenging designs for sweaters, onesies, and dresses, including a lace christening gown. Beautiful photographs capture a bevy of adorable babies and toddlers wearing these knitted treasures. Also included are sidebars on baby fashion and knitting culture in this bygone era, and a complete reference section. Destined to be a classic itself, Vintage Baby Knits promises family heirlooms for 21st-century babies.
The perfect book for anyone looking to make unique outfits and toys for kids, Baby Knits Made Easy will inspire knitters of all skill level with more than 50 projects. Simple hats, blankets, and nursery items can be made in just a few hours! More advanced patterns such as a jacket, Fair Isle jumper, and an adorable toy will inspire the experienced knitter. Patterns include options for boys and girls, in addition to patterns and specifically for newborns and toddlers, from blankets and beanie hats to a trendy knitted dress. Most patterns are easily adaptable to suit ages 0-3 years.
Debbie Bliss is well known all over the world for her attractive children's knitwear designs. Now she has devised a collection which will delight everyone who loves her garments but has only limited time available. Many people think about knitting for the first time when they are about to become parents and these simple design are perfect for such beginners. Each one has been specially created to be particularly easy and quick to make up, with ultra-clear instructions, helpful charts and simple stitches such as garter and moss stitch, and even fairisle used in small, repeated patterns. In spite of this ease of execution, the garments are as irresistible as ever, ranging from pretty summer cardigans and fun bootees to chunky sweaters guaranteed to keep out the coldest winds. Now there is no excuse for parents, friends and family alike not to have that special gift ready for a newborn or an older child's birthday - with this new Debbie Bliss collection knitting for children has never been easier or more attractive.