What to Knit When You're Expecting: Simple Mittens, Blankets, Hats & Sweaters for Baby

Overview

Once you’ve got a handle on your delivery from the stork, flip through this adorable assortment of 30 knitting projects for the bundle of joy. The projects range from first trimester projects (which are moderately advanced, since there are months to finish) to second trimester (when most parents can determine the baby’s gender and prepare for a boy or girl), to third trimester quickies, when time is short. The booties, bibs, toys, blankets, and clothing will be one-of-a-kind items, fit to welcome a special person...

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Overview

Once you’ve got a handle on your delivery from the stork, flip through this adorable assortment of 30 knitting projects for the bundle of joy. The projects range from first trimester projects (which are moderately advanced, since there are months to finish) to second trimester (when most parents can determine the baby’s gender and prepare for a boy or girl), to third trimester quickies, when time is short. The booties, bibs, toys, blankets, and clothing will be one-of-a-kind items, fit to welcome a special person into the world.

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Editorial Reviews

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Knit and Nosh blog
"Brilliant!...If you know a knitter who is, or will soon become pregnant, What to Knit When You're Expecting will be a welcome gift.”

All Free Knitting blog
“This baby book offers a nice variety of traditional and modern patterns. This is a great find for both expecting mothers and those who are searching for the perfect handmade gift to bring to a baby shower.”

The Yarniad blog
“…seriously, how cute is this?!?!?...This would be a wonderful book to have if you are indeed expecting, but I also think it would be great to have on hand…for special gifts for friends who are.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762446650
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/9/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 653,428
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Nikki Van De Car’s blog, What to Knit When You’re Expecting, where she chronicles her life with her young daughter, receives 800 page views per day. She’s also a well-known contributor on Ravelry.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Tips and Techniques 8

Sizing Information 10

A Note on Yarns 10

Abbreviations 11

Techniques 12

The First Trimester 18

The Second Trimester 60

The Third Trimester 100

Resources 140

Index 143

Acknowledgements 144

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