A collection of over twenty knitting projects for babies. Includes guides for making baby clothes, hats, and small knit toys. Also includes a guide to buttons and yarns and techniques for knitting baby clothes and toys
Remember the warm feeling of knitting for a new life, and how precious your present was to the new parents? Recapture that special emotion with these baby-perfect patterns, in a handy carry-along book. Every one is a keepsake: jumpers, dresses, blankets, bibs, heirloom bonnets, booties, and toys. More than 20 delightful reasons to grab your needles and yarn along with your briefcase. “Excellent instructions and illustrations.”—Library Journal.
30 Heirloom Projects with Complete How-to-Knit Instructions
Author: Melanie Falick
Publisher: Open Road Media
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
“One of the best books . . . for the novice knitter”—a beautifully illustrated step-by-step guide to making memorable gifts for infants to two-year-olds (Library Journal). Knitting for Baby provides knitters of all levels with everything they need to create handmade expressions of love for those special babies in their lives. Master hand-knitting designer Kristin Nicholas and bestselling author Melanie Falick offer 30 fresh, irresistible designs sized for infants to two-year-olds, step-by-step instructions and illustrations, and a comprehensive how-to-knit section for those new to the craft. From booties and blankets to toys and sweaters, the exquisite projects showcase contemporary colors and luscious natural fibers that are as soft as a baby’s skin. Each of the patterns is clearly written and thoroughly tested and is accompanied by beautiful, hand-painted illustrations of the skills required, from casting on the first stitch to colorwork, cables, and finishing details. Engaging color photographs by acclaimed baby photographer Ross Whitaker show the finished garments and accessories being worn and enjoyed by a charming cast of babies being their naturally delightful selves. Originally published in 2002, Knitting for Baby has sold more than 40,000 copies in hardcover. The new paperback reissue of this timeless book is sure to find an even broader audience of knitters, both novice and expert.
This contemporary craft book is packed with easy, affordable projects to help you make unique baby gifts with a French-chic twist. From simple cotton bibs, shorts and soft toys, to a basic cushion and straightforward knitted blanket, the projects are clearly explained and easy-to-follow. Other crafty step-by-steps include a hanging mobile, finger puppets, soft rattles and sensory toys. Whether you're expecting a baby and want to add a personal touch to their bedroom, or you'd like to make something special for your grandchild or friends' babies, Make, Stitch & Knit for Baby is the go-to book for creating handmade, stylish baby items. Each project is set out with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and range from curious beginner, to providing inspiration for the more experienced crafter.
Knit a traditional gansey sweater with indigo yarn. Tour a spinning mill. Discover five ways to cast on for socks. Meet your personal knitting hero. The Knitter’s Life List is a richly illustrated compilation of 1,001 experiences and adventures that devout knitters won’t want to miss. You’ll find classic techniques to master, time-honored patterns to try, unusual yarns to work with, museums to see, books to read, and much more. Get inspired and live the knitting life of your dreams!
Over 50 Creative Projects You Can Make to Bless Others
Author: Lisa Hennessy
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Knit Your Hobby and Your Heart Together Transform your passion for knitting into acts of service when you give your creations to those who need an unexpected blessing. This collection of practical fiber arts projects will give you an opportunity to share your faith and use your skills to make someone’s day. Inside, you’ll find simple instructions for making a variety of helpful items, including: Hats and headbands Baby gifts Bags and totes Pet supplies Scarves Home goods Kitchen, bath, and cleaning supplies And much more! Each of these easy-to-follow patterns include a special prayer you can offer for the special person receiving it, a suggestion for a gift tag with accompanying Scripture, and red yarn at the beginning and end, signifying Christ’s sacrifice on the cross. Use your craft to start conversations, build connections, and spread God’s love to those around you.
Blankets this warm and beautiful will be perfect for that special baby! Adel's patterns to knit are designed to make the best use of yarns that are wonderfully fluffy, superbly plush-- yet these patterns are quick and easy to knit!--
Everyone needs a hat! But why settle for just any old hat? Knit up the cutest little animal hats and booties, including a pair of elephants, a cheeky monkey, and an adorable bunny hat with matching paws. These fun and fabulous animal hats will delight new parents, and they're a snap to knit. Sized from newborn to 12 years old, the 19 projects in this book are designed to grow with kids and become their go-to favorite hats. All the hats and booties are both beginner-friendly and budget-friendly, using machine-washable acrylic yarn and time-tested knitting techniques for quick baby shower and children's gifts. Even if you're new to knitting, Gramma Nancy's Animal Hats (and Booties, Too!) provides encouraging words of advice and plenty of clever shortcuts. With Gramma Nancy's tried-and-true patterns, you'll find just the inspiration you need for your own knit-with-love creations.
Easy-to-knit hats for easy-to-love babies • 25 super-cute, simple-to-make hats for little heads • Cute-as-a-button projects showcased with stunning baby portraits • Perfect projects for beginning knitters make great baby gifts! Whatever their activities, we think you'll agree: babies should wear hats. Mainly because they look so darned cute in hats! And they look really, really cute in Baby Beanies. Author and photographer Amanda Keeys designed these enchanting toppers for the babies who model for her, and her simple patterns use bright colors, lush textures, and quirky embellishments to rise to the top. Directions for basic stitches and techniques are included, so even beginning knitters can easily whip up a present for a special baby. Readers will enjoy the funny, engaging text and the hundreds of adorable photos. Go beyond blue for boys and pink for girl—make them something nice from Baby Beanies!
Eight Bible Study Sessions and Knitting Patterns for Baby Gifts
Author: Julie Stiegemeyer
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Based on Psalm 139:13-14 (You knitted me together in my mothers womb), this eight-session Bible study will focus on the relevancy of pro-life issues for Christians today and how Gods work through Christ gives value and dignity to all human life. Each session is supported by a pattern (with directions and an image) for a knitted baby item that can be donated to a charity, hospital, church bazaar, or other event or organization.
Knit the Perfect Gift for Every Occasion &break;&break;Closely Knit is filled with thoughtful knitted gifts to fit all the people you love: special handknits for mothers, daughters, sisters, the men in your life, precious wee ones and treasured friends. From luxurious scarves and totally wearable sweaters to cozy socks and even a quick-to-knit heart pin, there really is something for everyone on your list in this book. And there's a great range of big and small projects, each rated with a handy time guide so you can choose what to knit based on how much time you have. If you're really pressed for time, look for the quick-fix options throughout the book that give you shortcuts for making handmade gifts in no time flat. &break;&break;Inside, you'll find: &break;&break; Over 30 patterns for adults and children rated by how much time they'll take to knit &break; Quick-fix options requiring minimal knitting&break; Alternate ideas to help you personalize your knitted gifts&break; Comprehensive glossary and reference section with all the information you need to knit every project in the book &break;&break;Don't all your loved ones deserve special handmade gifts? Pick up this book today and knit the perfect present.
When you want to knit something special for a sweet little someone, popular author Doreen L. Marquart (aka Grammy) has the pattern. Featuring attractive, uncomplicated projects--in striking color combinations--this collection is brimming with baby-gift classics. Choose from cute and cuddly baby blankets, layette pieces, hats, booties, mitts, and even a cupcake hat Find more than 20 quick-to-knit projects in sizes from infant to 24 months Create the picture-perfect gift every time
A knitted gift for a new baby is a time-honoured tradition. Grandparents, in particular, are always keen to offer to knit for the new addition to the family. Erika Knight, in this marvellous new take on a traditional craft, shows how to create baby knits that are both delightfully soft and luxurious, but also simple and modern in style.
An irresistible collection of utterly cute baby clothes, these patterns will give great delight to the knitter and those who see the results on babies. There are bootees that look like little strawberries, a bumblebee set of hat and mitts, and a cozy cot blanket that looks like a field of daisies. Lovely hats, bootees, mitts, little coats and cardigans, none of the patterns are complicated and many are suitable for complete beginners. As well as cute clothes, there are accessories for the nursery including play blocks, a cuddly teddy, and a laundry bag. Created with small babies in mind, many of the projects can also be made to fit babies from 3 to 9 months. All are the cutest ever and will make fabulous gifts for favorite little loved ones.