Baby Knits for Beginners

Baby Knits for Beginners

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by Debbie Bliss
     
 

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This new book from star designer Debbie Bliss is a complete beginner's guide to knitting for babies, from bootees and blankets to simple sweaters. Published in a handy format ideal for tucking into a knitting bag or pocketbook, it features clear, step-by-step instructions, 15 stylish projects, and 90 color photos and illustrations. In Baby Knits for Beginners, Debbie… See more details below

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This new book from star designer Debbie Bliss is a complete beginner's guide to knitting for babies, from bootees and blankets to simple sweaters. Published in a handy format ideal for tucking into a knitting bag or pocketbook, it features clear, step-by-step instructions, 15 stylish projects, and 90 color photos and illustrations. In Baby Knits for Beginners, Debbie Bliss, the foremost designer of knitwear for babies and children, offers her expert instruction to those who have never before picked up a knitting needle. Renowned for her stylish and simple designs, Bliss first guides the beginning knitter through all the basic steps and techniques, from casting on and adjusting tension to mastering all the key stitches. She then presents step-by-step instructions for 15 adorable knitwear designs, from a beanie hat and raglan sweater to a shawl-collar jacket and seed-stitch shoes. With its handy format and outstanding color photos and illustrations, Baby Knits for Beginners is the perfect companion for all novices.

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The author of more than a dozen books of knitwear designs and instruction, Bliss here targets the absolute beginner. The 15 designs feature classical lines, beautiful natural fibers, and comfortable garments that little ones can get in and out of easily. This book takes the reader every step of the way through each of the projects, beginning with a simple garter-stitch scarf and then on to a baby blanket, sachets, hats, sweaters, booties, and socks. Many projects appear to have been designed to teach a particular skill. A pillow with buttons, for example, teaches seed stitch and how to make a bound-off buttonhole. Garments are for newborns through 36 months. One caution: the yarns recommended are from the author's own line of yarn, not widely available throughout the United States but sold by many web-based yarn vendors as well as in a number of local yarn stores. Recommended especially for large public libraries and where demand warrants. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570762482
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
513,301
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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