Itty-Bitty Hats: Cute and Cuddly Caps to Knit for Babies and Toddlers

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Artisan Books, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 176 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Marie - Christianbook.com

A fabulous pattern book with delightful and helpful photographs. I am currently working through my third pattern in the book, and the patterns are simple enough and aboslutely adorable. Occasionaly ... Read full review

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User Review  - jennyinsc - Overstock.com

These are fun and very cute patterns for kids hats. Most are for circlular needles but Ive used both circular and straight for the patterns. These are beginner intermediate skill level patterns. Its a nice collection of cuterthanbasic hate for both boys and girls babies and growing kids. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Susan B. Anderson is the author of Itty-Bitty Hats, Itty-Bitty Nursery, Itty-Bitty Toys, Spud & ChloŽ at the Farm, Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out Knit Toys, and the forthcoming Kids' Knitting Workshop. She writes her popular knitting blog at susanbanderson.blogspot.com and teaches award-winning courses on Craftsy.com and at workshops throughout the country. Susan also has a YouTube channel with dozens of instructional knitting videos that can be found under SusanBAnderson. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and four children.

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