Itty-Bitty Hats: cute and cuddly caps to knit for babies and toddlers BC318

by Susan B. Anderson

Paper Book, 2006






Beautifully rendered, heartbreakingly adorable, and wonderfully wacky knitted caps for newborns and toddlers Thirty-eight million Americans knit, and that number grows every day. The baby hat is the perfect project for knitters of any level, with enchanting patterns that are easy enough for rank beginners but also interesting enough for the most accomplished needle wielders, in yarns that range from silk and linen to cashmere and mohair. Susan Anderson's Itty-Bitty Hats presents thirty-eight irresistible designs for infants and toddlers--fun, hip, creative patterns with decorative flourishes that are witty, whimsical, and undeniably unique. The projects are arranged by order of difficulty and accompanied by beautiful photographs, instructive how-to illustrations, and utterly clear instructions (with no confusing abbreviations or insider shorthand). Anderson also provides an indispensable introductory section on stitches, materials, equipment, terminology, and techniques, allowing even the most inexperienced knitter to get started confidently. Made for boys and girls, by parents and grandparents, aunts and even uncles, and, of course, best friends, the handmade hat is the perfect shower or birth or birthday gift--and Itty-Bitty Hats is the perfect gift for any knitter.… (more)


Artisan (2006), 176 pages

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LibraryThing member angelthreads
This is my absolutely favorite book of hat patterns for children.
LibraryThing member kschoren
Quite possibly one of the best knitting books I own. Of the more than 30 patterns, I would say 90% of them are adorable and practical. There are only two or three hats that I would never dream of knitting. Instructions are given in several sizes, newborn to two years, in most cases. Also, most
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patterns come with one or two variations, and the book also has an extensive and well-done "getting starting" section that is very new-knitter friendly but also has some great tips for intermediate knitters.
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LibraryThing member catseyegreen
This is a go-to book for baby showers and charity knitting. The hats are fairly simple and very cute.

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