Easy baby knits features beautiful baby knits that parents and babies alike will love. With easy to follow patterns and imaginative projects, you won't be stuck for ideas for what to knit for your, or someone else's, baby.
Getting Started tells you everything you need to know to start knitting. Step-by-step illustrations show you how to cast on and cast off, how to master the basic knit and purl stitches and how to get the right tension. Essential techniques, such as increasing and decreasing, are clearly explained and there are also handy tips for fixing mistakes and reading patterns.
There is a delightful selection of Baby Clothes to choose from. Start with a simple Baby Scarf, then move on to some gorgeous Cotton Bootees - the perfect gift for a new baby. There are adorable clothes for both boys and girls, including a smart Double-breasted Knit Coat, some cute and colourful Dungarees and pretty pink Wrap Top. Each pattern introduces new techniques so you can learn as you knit.
In Toys and Accessories you will find simple projects for the nursery. Babies will be fascinated by the Bird Mobile and the Rabbit Soft Toy is sure to become a faithful companion. Create beautiful mementos that will be treasured forever, such as a Special Gift Bib or a Christening Blanket.
Claire Montgomerie is a textile designer specializing in knitting and crochet. She has an MA in Constructed Textiles from the Royal College of Art and designs a range of knitted accessories, toys and garments, called Monty. She runs knitting classes for both adults and children at Loop in Islington and lives in north London.