Lovely Knits for Little Girls: 20 Just-Right Patterns, Just for Little Girls

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While project books for making baby knits abound, what happens when your little cherub turns two? "Lovely Knits for Little Girls "solves the problem beautifully, with twenty patterns for pint-sized vests, dresses, sweaters, and skirts?all brimming with pretty, girly details. Forget about baby-weight yarn, tiny needles, and fussy patterns for clothes that are quickly outgrown. For "Lovely Knits," knitwear designer Vibe Sondegaard creates a bright, stylish, little-girl wardrobe of fabulous projects that knit up ...

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Overview

While project books for making baby knits abound, what happens when your little cherub turns two? "Lovely Knits for Little Girls "solves the problem beautifully, with twenty patterns for pint-sized vests, dresses, sweaters, and skirts—all brimming with pretty, girly details. Forget about baby-weight yarn, tiny needles, and fussy patterns for clothes that are quickly outgrown. For "Lovely Knits," knitwear designer Vibe Sondegaard creates a bright, stylish, little-girl wardrobe of fabulous projects that knit up quickly and allow knitters plenty of opportunity for trying a few design tricks (cables, bobbles, lace patterns) on a manageable, kid-sized scale. Best of all, the pattern shapes size up or down easily (with back of book instruction on doing just that), making this collection versatile enough to use again and again.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600855030
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/21/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 703,715
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

UK based knitwear designer Vibe Sondergaard studied fashion design at Kingston University's renowned fashion program in addition to the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. She has won accolades worldwide for her skill in designing knitwear with contemporary appeal and her eye for color. Vibe currently works for Zinc Design Ltd, designing and producing hand-knitted swatches that are sold to fashion companies in New York, LA, Paris, Barcelona and London. Her focus is on creating patterns that combine durable comfort with pretty details.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Cardigans
Frost-flower cardigan
Moss-stitch ‘Fairy’ cardigan
Angel Wing cardigan
Grandpa cardigan
Big Circle wrap cardigan
Sweaters
Mini Cable sweater
Butterfly Sleeve sweater
Aran Bubble-stitch sweater
Cool and Comfy sweater
Open-seam sweater
Dresses
Cabled sweater-dress
Mohair Lace dress
Jackets and Vests
Jacket with Strap
Loopy vest
Garter stitch vest
Accessories
Cable and Moss Stitch hairband
Raspberry stitch hairband
Snowdrop hata nd scarf
Embellished hat and poncho
Pointy hat and scarf
All-year scarf
Back Matter: Technical Information; Knitting Stitches; Shaping and Constructing; Reading Pattern Instructions; Knitting Abbreviations; Yarn Information; Choosing Yarn; Sizing Patterns; Treatment for Knitwear
 

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  • Posted April 30, 2012

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    Recommended for the Experienced Knitter

    This is definitely a book to add to a knitter's collection. The illustrations are lovely and the directions are clear. However, the patterns may present a challenge to those just starting to knit or with little experience.

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  • Posted March 5, 2012

    Nice book

    Very nice pictures and patterns. I have not made anything from this book yet, but if you have a young lady to knit for, take a look at this book, its lovely.

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