Knitting for Kids: Over 40 Patterns for Sweaters, Dresses, Hats, Socks, and More for Your Kids

Knitting for Kids: Over 40 Patterns for Sweaters, Dresses, Hats, Socks, and More for Your Kids

by Paula Hammerskog, Eva Wincent


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620870686
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 998,591
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Paula Hammerskog is a communication consultant and the author of several books. She has been an avid knitter for many years and lives in Sweden.

Eva Wincent has been running her own knitting business for twenty years. She is among Sweden’s most prolific and respected knitters.

Table of Contents

0-24 months

Baby's very first clothes

The baby set 6

The heritage baby set 9


Sweater with shoulder buttons 14

Ribbed yoke sweater 16

Striped seaman's sweater 19


Patterned baby cardigan and socks 28

Classic cardigan with raglan sleeve 32

Wrap-around cardigan 35

Hooded cardigan for the little ones 38

Baby cardigan in tweed 44


Short 24

Long trousers [leggings] 40


Short-sleeved tunic 22

Tunic with ruffled edges 26

Christening gown 49

Striped dress 52

Dress with yoke 54

This and that

Warm baby blanket 56

Stroller blanket 58

2-10 years

Sweaters and Vests

Braided sweater 60

V-neck with joyful stripes 63

Fisherman's rib raglan sweater 66

Pippi sweater 68

Sweater vest 74

Roughly-knitted polo sweater 88

Poncho 92

Cardigans and Jackets

Cardigan with crocheted flowers 71

Bolero 76

Cool hooded jacket 80

Chanel cardigan 83

Tweed cardigan 90


Knitted dress 86


Woolen socks 94

Rib-knit beanie 96

Striped beanie 98

Mittens 100

Scarf in three varieties 102

Cool handbag with matching scarf 104

Decorations and tips

Fringe 106

Pompoms and embroidery 107

Seamless tips 108

How to knit

Basic knot 110

Cast on 111

Knitted cast on 112

Garter stitch 113

Purl stitches 114

Increasing in the same stitch 115

Increasing between two stitches 116

Decreasing by knitting together two stitches from the front 117

Regular straight cast off 118

Mitten with wedge 119

Knitting heels 120

Completing the toe 122

A quick overview of crochet

Chain stitch 124

Single crochet stitch 125

Double crochest stitch 126

Yarn Index 127

Distributors 128

Knitting abbreviations 128

Crochet abbreviations 128

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