Vintage Baby Knits: More Than 40 Heirloom Patterns from the by Kristen Rengren
By Kristen Rengren
Whereas operating as a classic garments broker, combing via property revenues and eBay listings, longtime knitter Kristen Rengren gathered hundreds of thousands of knitting trend booklets from 1920 via 1960. Now a knitwear dressmaker, Rengren brings us the results of her mixed passions in Vintage child Knits, an enthralling number of greater than forty modern updates of undying child patterns. Projects diversity from small, quick-to-knit goods like hats, booties, and shrugs to bigger, tougher designs for sweaters, onesies, and attire, together with a lace christening dress. appealing pictures catch a bevy of lovable infants and children donning those knitted treasures. additionally integrated are sidebars on child type and knitting tradition during this bygone period, and an entire reference part. Destined to be a vintage itself, Vintage child Knits offers kin heirlooms for 21st-century infants.
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The Yarn iS a wonDerfUl organiC Two-PlY wool ThaT kniTS inTo a lighTweighT BUT aBSorBenT faBriC. 25 mm) Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. 5) cm STITCH PATTERNS fRONT ALL SIZES Chevron Pattern (multiple of 8 sts + 1; 2-row repeat) Row 1 (RS): *K1-f/b, k2, k3tog, k1, k1-f/b; repeat from * to last st, k1. Row 2: Purl. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Chevron Pattern. Using larger needles, CO 32 sts. Begin St st. Work even for 2 rows. (RS) Continuing in St st, using Cable CO (see Special Techniques, page 158), CO 25 (29, 33) sts at beginning of next 2 rows, working CO sts in St st–82 (90, 98) sts.
Shape Neck (RS): Work 19 (20, 21, 22) sts, join a second ball of yarn, BO 25 (27, 29, 31) sts, work to end. 5) cm] from beginning of shaping, ending with a WS row. BO all sts. 5, 9, 9) cm] from beginning of shaping, ending with a WS row. Shape Neck (RS): Work 19 (20, 21, 22) sts, join a second ball of yarn, BO 25 (27, 29, 31) sts, work to end. Working both sides at the same time, work even until armhole measures same as for Back. BO all sts. fINISHING Block pieces to measurements. Sew right shoulder seam.
Next Row (RS): Change to smaller needles and 2x2 Rib. Work even for 15 rows, increase 9 (5, 1) st(s) evenly spaced across first row–66 (70, 74) sts. Knit 1 WS row (turning row). Continuing in 2x2 Rib, work even for 14 rows. BO all sts in pattern. Establish Pattern (RS): Work in Chevron Pattern over next 25 (33) sts, place marker (pm) for crotch, work in St st over next 32 sts, pm, work in Chevron Pattern to end. Work even for 3 rows. SIZE 12-18 MONTHS ONLY Establish Pattern (RS): K2tog, k1, k1-f/b, work in Chevron Pattern over next 25 sts, pm for crotch, work in St st over next 32 sts, pm, work in Chevron Pattern over next 24 sts, k1-f/b, k1, k2tog, k1.