Category Archives: baby

Podcast Episode 323: Baby Knits and Toys

Nilla the Unicorn Knitting tiny things like stuffies and baby sweaters has always been a favorite way to fill our knitting queue. Lately the knitters here at Knit Picks have cast on for small, quick projects as we find ourselves with more opportunities to dive into our stashes at home. It’s the perfect time to reach for instant gratification knits. First up, Hillary and Morgan share their recent experiences knitting for babies. Tiny sweaters, hats and the cutest baby socks are fun to whip up and gift right away or store for future babies. They share tips and tricks for knitting baby gear as well as some pattern recommendations! Next, Stacey and Hannah do a deep dive into knitting toys. They both LOVE ...

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Room to Grow: A Baby Crochet Collection

Featuring playful crochet in sweet colors, Room to Grow: A Baby Crochet Collection offers nine patterns for those silly, joyful, and oh-so lovable kiddos in your life. We've chosen the yarns in this book specifically with babies in mind - they're easy to care for and durable, which is something all parents will appreciate! So find inspiration for that next baby shower or birthday, or simply crochet something fabulous for the babies (and parents!) you love.

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Knit Picks Playdate: A Baby KNit Collection
Playdate: A Baby Knits Collection

Designer: Quenna Lee I make no secret of how much I love, love, LOVE tiny babies and their tiny baby clothes. The look on my face and audible squeal I make whenever I see a new human in a grownup looking garment is also kind of a giveaway, too. Imagine my delight when I learned we were planning a baby knits collection for this spring! Hoo-boy. It was some next-level excitement. First things first—is there anything more heart melting than a little one in a teeny knit cardigan? I think not. This new collection offers several versions of this wardrobe staple to choose from! One such project is the Baby Graphic Cardigan, featuring the classic top down ...

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Introducing Snuggle Puff Yarn!

Snuggle up with downy drifts of cotton! Snuggle Puff is an amazingly lightweight heavy worsted or Aran weight cotton yarn made possible by blowing cotton fiber into a nylon mesh. Without the rigid structure of spinning and plying, the resulting yarn is amazingly lofty, showcasing Pima Cotton’s beautiful drape and huggable softness. Snuggle Puff is perfect for wool-free accessories and garments for babies, children, anyone with extra sensitive skin, and cotton fans of all kinds. The best part? It’s machine washable too!

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Knitted hat and socks with squirrel stuffed animal
Baby Shower Rewind!

Baby Aria will be here in 3 short weeks! Here is a recap of our Baby Shower and a few highly recommended handmade gifts for an expecting mother-to-be. In just 3 short weeks baby Aria will be making her way into this world! Here are a few of our favorite hand made gifts that we were showered with this past week.

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Create Your Own Milestones and Memories Projects

Growing up, my beloved grandmother always knit or crocheted at least two afghans for her grandkids. One was given to us right after we were born (mine was a Raggedy Ann & Andy blanket), the other was given when we were 18 and was a series of squares, some plain, some with our favorite colors, some with pictures of things we loved (cats and books features heavily on mine - not much has changed). With that in mind, we have put together a collection with a similar theme - the Milestones and Memories collection.

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Easy Stripes Blanket
Pattern Roundup – Current Favorites

As the rain goes so does my pattern queue. It's been a long wet season in the Pacific Northwest and I have added many projects to my list, especially as my skills grow. A "problem" many of us can relate to, I'm sure, no matter what the weather.

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Under the Sea Mobile Pattern from KnitPicks.com
Favorite Baby Patterns

I love all things small - little bunnies, little cupcakes, little gnomes, and of course - little humans! Spring is the celebration of new life, so I rounded up a few of my favorite baby patterns.

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