Author(s): Laura Long
Following the "Knitter's Bible" project book series format, all techniques are clearly explained and easy-to-follow for even the novice knitter. It features over 25 essential designs to create adorable and practical items. You can use baby-friendly fibres and knitter-friendly techniques to make designs that are fun and satisfying to produce. Packed with choice and versatility, the patterns include variations and swatches demonstrating how different yarns make the designs ideal for different looks and times of year.
Laura Long has a knitted textiles degree from Central St Martins and works out of her central London studio. She teaches knitting and designs, makes and sells her knitted creations to boutiques and galleries all over the world; her previous clients include Simply Knitting Magazine and Knit Today. She is the author of Knitted Toy Tales. Laura lives in West London.
Introduction; In the Beginning: fibres for baby, weight, texture, colour, needles and gauge, abbreviations and patterns; And now to knit...; Clothes; Bath Robe; Booties; Hat; Little Knitted dress; Jumper; Cardigan with Teddy Bear Pocket; Mittens; Accessories; Blanket; PJ Bag; Knitted Mobile; Toys; Floppy Bunny; Baby Bear; Finger Puppets; It's all in the detail...; Basic & Creative Techniques; Finishing; Baby-safe Embellishments; Aftercare; Troubleshooting; Suppliers, Index.