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.
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.
30 Heirloom Projects with Complete How-to-Knit Instructions
Author: Melanie Falick
Publisher: Open Road Media
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
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.
Prolific designer Doreen L. Marquart presents an outstanding new collection of knitted baby patterns. With Doreen's stylish designs, knitting for Baby just got a lot more fun! Stitch everything from a boy's hat and bomber-style jacket to an heirloom christening gown, blankets, booties, mittens, pullovers, cardigans, and Baby's first Christmas stocking Choose from more than 14 adorable designs in sizes from newborn to 24 months Create small, quick-to-knit projects that are terrific for a baby shower or last-minute gift
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
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.