For Baby e-Patterns
Whether for your own child, a grandchild, a friend’s child, for charity, or just the child in you, each and every one of these HeartStrings patterns give you the opportunity to knit a gift from the heart.
A snuggly lap blanket or afghan is a comfort to knit and give to loved ones. Here is a design for a handsome small blanket in a "warm hearts" theme appropriate for anyone. A bonus is that the stitch pattern is different yet pleasing on both sides — it's like getting two blankets for the effort of making one!
Knit this small adorable teddy bear and let Teddy help teach you knitting techniques used in shaping 3-dimensional forms.
Knit a special blanket for a special baby that is impressive, yet practical. The Filigree Lace-edged Baby Blanket combines a pleasingly reversible Filigree lace stitch around the edges with a cushiony garter stitch center for cuddly warmth. This predominantly solid-fabric blanket is great for those who want a bit of lace, yet are concerned about holes in which baby could get their fingers caught.
This attractive, practical afghan is an example of "moose lace", i.e. lace knitted in a heavier yarn than usual. The lace makes this afghan lighter in weight for its size, yet pleasingly warm and snuggly.
Turning tradition upside down — This small, simple shawl is designed to learn and practice neck-down construction and basic techniques for making a Faroese shawl in the traditional style — except upside down! Instructions for 3 variations are included. The size is suitable for 18" dolls and teddy bears, making it a delightful gift for a lucky doll or teddy bear lover!
Who can resist a dolly or teddy bear, especially one dressed in a lace shawl you've knitted?
This preemie hat is simply knit flat back and forth on 2 needles. What is clever is in the finishing, where the seam is sewn to mimic the herringbone lace stitch, and thus appears to be "seamless". The pattern reveals the secret that makes this work. Your knitting friends won't believe that you didn't knit this hat circularly!
Make these baby socks quick-as-a-wink by knitting a small amount of lace edging and attaching to ready-made baby socks. It's a nice hand-made touch with a small amount of time and materials invested.