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In Knitting for Baby
, knitters at all levels will find everything they need to create handmade expressions of love, care, and creativity for those special babies in their lives. Master hand-knitting designer Kristin Nicholas and best-selling author Melanie Falick offer 30 fresh, irresistible designs sized for infants to two-year-olds, complete with step-by-step instructions and illustrations. 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 color work, 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.
With knitting enjoying a renaissance at the start of the twenty-first century, this reassuring volume is sure to appeal to new moms, as well as grandmothers, aunts, and friends who want to create modern heirlooms for the babies they love.
"[O]ne of the best books a public librarian could recommend for the novice knitter." Library Journal
Knitters at all levels will find everything they need to create hand-made expressions of love for those special babies in their lives.
Master hand-knitting designer Kristin Nicholas and bestselling author Melanie Falick offer 25 fresh, irresistible designs sized for infants to two-year-olds, complete with step-by-step instructions and illustrations.