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32 warm-weather patterns to knit for kids aged 2-12
Kids want knits that suit their personal style and are comfortable to wear year-round. Knitters want projects that are interesting to knit—and that will be worn and loved by the kids they knit for! More Knitting in the Sun gives you more than 30 original patterns with tested kid-appeal from some of today's top designers. Soft, easy-to-care-for yarns and thoughtful designs that can stand up to all kinds of play make this collection perfect for busy parents and active kids.
Reflecting the palette and playful setting of timeless childhood haunts, these warm-weather patterns are sure to appeal to school-age boys and girls for all occasions. Whether it's cargo shorts and a fishing hat for a day searching for lost treasure, a feminine sundress and lacy poncho for a backyard tea party, or a racer-back tank and carry-all backpack for a bike ride to the candy store, More Knitting in the Sun will keep your needles clicking on summer days and throughout the year.
Kristi Porter is an author, designer, technical editor, and teacher. In addition to authoring Knitting in the Sun and Knitting Patterns For Dummies (both from Wiley), her work has been featured in numerous books and online magazines. As a parent and teacher in Southern California, Kristi knows well what appeals to kids and knitters in warm climates.
This is one of those rare knitting books where you want to knit every single pattern. I've made two things so far and I'm starting on my third. Read morePublished 1 month ago by WonderWmn
Clearly written patterns with some nice designs for the middle-agers you knit for.Published 2 months ago by Gwenn Fontanez
I was looking for a knitting book with patterns for older kids. Almost all of the patterns go up to size 12! There are lots of fun outfits that go way beyond your typical sweater. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marianne Augenstein
I really like many of the projects here including:
Jim beach cover up (more suitable for girls than boys-she should have named this Jen beach cover up) on page 6... Read more
This is just the thing I needed for some easy whip ups for the grand girls ! Now what yarn do I use?Published 17 months ago by Ljstrohschein