Posts tagged: "knitting for baby/kids"

  1. Toys kids will LOVE—and you’ll love to make!

    Posted by on March 14, 2014

    Knitted cat dolls from Playful Little Knits Remember those paper dolls we all loved as kids? The best part of playing with paper dolls was using my imagination: one doll could fill many different roles depending on how I dressed her. Maybe many of you can relate. If there’s one thing kids have in excess, […]

  2. How Rebecca Danger uses leftover yarn (+giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 20, 2013

    Let’s be honest. How big is that pile of scrap yarn you own anyway? If you’re like us, you’re perpetually holding on to those last few yards of yummy yarn, hoping for a rainy day (that’s raining patterns with minimal yardage requirements, that is!). Dear reader, that day has arrived. Rebecca Danger, best-selling author and […]

  3. One grammy, a set of needles, and 14 great designs

    Posted by on August 23, 2013

    They say that necessity is the mother of invention—and of great knitting designs, of course! As her family began to grow, grammy and author Doreen L. Marquart got down to work and designed cute and functional knit baby clothes and accessories that parents and grandparents alike can appreciate. Easy Knitting for Baby is a follow-up […]

  4. Perfect patterns for boys (of all ages!)

    Posted by on July 19, 2013

    Right: from Paintbox Knits by Mary H. Bonnette and Jo Lynne Murchland Ever wonder what to knit or crochet for boys in your life? Are you a guy who knits for himself? (We love men who knit!) Whether you’re looking for baby-boy knitting patterns, knit toys for your little man, or stylish patterns for guys, […]

  5. Free monster patterns for baby (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on May 3, 2013

    Everybody loves a friendly monster. And thanks to Rebecca Danger, we know for sure that babies love friendly monsters most of all! In Rebecca’s book Knit a Monster Nursery, she shows us how to create a fun and adorable space for newborns using monster designs to make nursery mobiles, crib blankets, and monster toys. We […]

  6. Adorable alert! How to knit for kids + giveaway

    Posted by on March 22, 2013

    I love to knit. That’s not news. I always have at least one, but more often, two or three projects on the needles at any given time. (Okay, so I have finishing issues, but who doesn’t from time to time?) To my surprise, though, I’ve recently discovered that my favorite things to knit are…well, anything […]

  7. 600 Monsters Strong – and counting

    Posted by on February 8, 2013

    We were shocked and heartbroken when we heard the tragic news of what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. The following week, we were encouraged and uplifted by news of a handful of knitters on Ravelry who had started a group to knit monsters for Sandy Hook—one to “protect” and provide comfort […]

  8. Knit for baby, crochet for baby

    Posted by on February 1, 2013

    (Left: Finger puppet toys from Crochet from the Heart by Kristin Spurkland) The last few years for me have been full of weddings. I’ve been able to see friends, cousins, college roommates, and coworkers walk down the aisle—and I tied the knot myself just over a year ago. It’s been an exciting time in my […]

  9. Favorite simple patterns—less than $2 each!

    Posted by on January 25, 2013

    A while back, we asked ourselves: would knitters and crocheters love a collection of quick-and-easy knitting and crochet patterns from some of our most popular books at a price that makes for a fabulous deal? Well, of course you would! You’re probably wondering why we even had to ask. So we gathered some of readers’ […]