Say good-bye to time-consuming baby patterns that require fingering weight yarn, size 2 needles, and unending patience. With Minnies--a delectable collection of chic, speedy knits from internationally acclaimed designer Jil Eaton--moms, aunts, grannies, and friends can experience the joy and instant gratification of knitting for the little ones in their life. Using big needles and bulky yarn, whip up any one of these adorable projects--many in just a weekend!--for your own baby or that of a friend or relative.
Jil Eaton's fun, fresh, colorful confections are simple enough for beginners, yet allow for the personal touch and design details of the experienced knitter. Designs include a layette, party dresses, playtime rompers, hats, booties, kimono, outerwear, and more. Simple shapes enhanced by charming details like bobbles, cords, spirals, ruffles, tassels, and trims evoke the unmistakable touch of whimsy that has become Eaton's signature.
With the portability, versatility, and simplicity of these projects, even new moms can find time to make more than one. Instant gratification never looked so cute! Special features include:
Not really impressed with this book. Styles are not what I find attractive in shape and style. That's what's bad about buying with out seeing the content. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jackie
I like the patterns and colors used. When I got it I was less experienced and sometimes the patterns I tried left me guessing, but I managed to figure things out. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Lego Mom
There will never be a substitute for finer denier knits for babies, but if you find that to be too difficult, this is a good substitute. Read morePublished 22 months ago by C. PHILLIPS
I've borrowed this book from the library countless times but now that I am becoming a grandmother for the first time, I just had to have my own copy. Read morePublished 23 months ago by flowergirl
Cabled overalls, bulky vest, kimono, etc. Very cute and quick. No size 3 needles here! One of the top 3 for the 0-3 set I've seen yet! Read morePublished on June 8, 2004 by MagickDragonKnits
While reviewing the reviews for this book from others who have purchased it, I was amazed to see that no one remarked on the very obvious mistakes. Read morePublished on May 16, 2004 by ALICE J. TATES