baby knitting

baby love cocoon

by kath_red on February 27, 2010

in knitting+crochet+yarn

oh how sweet – knit up a cocoon for your newborn.

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knit baby kit

by kath_red on February 24, 2010

in knitting+crochet+yarn

Pickles has a pattern for a whole newborn little baby kit, knit in a very simple yet stylish design – suitable for boys and girls. I love it. It includes jacket, booties and hat – I love the simple red and blue stripes on the little jacket.

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How terribly cute is this little baby vest by Sam Lamb. Get the free pattern from ravelry or more info from Sam Lamb’s website.

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Kristen Rengren author of Vintage Baby Knits (read the interview here) is starting a series on her blog – all about knitting vintage and will include useful information to anyone who’s ever wanted to knit from vintage patterns – and some tips for anyone who’s ever wanted to alter a pattern to fit without losing its original style.

vintage baby knits

[Image from book Vintage Baby Knits

The first in the series is Finding, Evaluating & Understanding Vintage Patterns and to articles to follow include:

* Crash Course in Fashion History: Understanding the Era = Understanding Fit & Style
* Determining What Size to Knit and A Treatise on Ease in Vintage Patterns
* Altering Your Pattern to Fit Without Losing Its Vintage Appeal
* Choosing a Yarn to Match your Vintage Pattern
* Using Swatching as a Tool in Vintage Knitting
* But is it Yours? What You Need to Know About Vintage Patterns & Copyright

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