Learn how to crochet 35 colorful and vibrant projects for babies to 3-year-olds, from clothes and accessories to blankets and toys.
Crocheted items for babies and toddlers are quick and satisfying to make as well as being rewarding to give. In this beautiful and practical collection, expert crafter Laura Strutt shows you how to make 35 rainbow-colored projects that will be enjoyed by both children and their parents and treasured as heirloom pieces. In the first chapter, you’ll find garments and accessories such as a top-down stash-buster cardigan, a striped romper, and an adorable bear ears hat. Next, there are cozy blankets and items to decorate a nursery, from a star garland and an animal wall hanging to a textured stroller blanket. There’s also a chapter of toys such as juggle balls, stacking blocks, and a cuddly lion. The projects use a variety of techniques, including granny squares and colorwork as well as amigurumi and 3D effects, and the crochet know-how section includes step-by-step instructions that guide you through all the skills you will need.
About the Author
Laura Strutt is the author of Simple Hand Sewing, Modern Embroidery, Sewing for Babies and Children, Modern Weaving, Get Knooking, 35 Knitted Baby Blankets, Modern Crocheted Afghans, Throws and Pillows, Modern Knitted Shawls and Wraps, Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps, and Modern Granny Square Crochet, all published by CICO Books. She lives in Ipswich, Suffolk. Discover more of Laura’s designs, technique guides, and crafty inspiration on her creative lifestyle blog, www.madepeachy.com.