Whether seeking the perfect motif for embellishing the pocket of a child’s cardigan or inspiration for a colorful baby blanket, this practical reference is an essential sourcebook of custom knitting projects for babies and children. Each of the 50 designs includes charts, knitted swatches, and alternative colorways for a range of subjects from flowers and animals to folklore and geometric designs. Featuring illustrated ideas for children’s socks, mittens, hats, and more, this guide includes thoughtful suggestions for the placing and color combinations of motifs. Included in the final chapters is practical information on Fair Isle and Intarsia knitting techniques, as well as a guide to basic embroidery.
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Lucinda Guy is a knitwear and textile designer with more than 20 years of experience. Creations developed under her own label have been represented by retail outlets such as Paul Smith, the Conran Shop, and The Crafts Council (UK), and she has successfully sold designs to Edina Ronay, Laura Ashley, Marks and Spencer, and Rowan Yarns. She is the author of more than five books, including And So to Bed, Handknits for Kids, and Kids Learn to Knit.