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New Knits on the Block: A Guide to Knitting What Kids Really Want

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Vickie Howell--the popular host of DIY network's Knitty Gritty--plus a dozen contributing designers have stepped out of the box with 25 super-original, funky playtime projects that are as much fun for parents to knit as they are for children to receive.

Not another boring sweater! Vickie Howell, and her group of talented contributors, will make you the most popular parent o
Paperback, 120 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Sterling
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Jul 15, 2008 Laura rated it it was ok
A knitting book filled with children's costumes.

While I thought this book was mostly a cute read, I don't think that I would knit anything in it. Most of the patterns were unique in their design and somewhat appealing, but some costumes were just a little on the lame side. I wouldn't take all the time to hand-knit an article of clothing that I was not absolutely in love with and thought my children would enjoy for years to come. I'd check out of the library to see all the patterns and colors, bu
I love the author's TV show, but these projects weren't for me or my littles. Which is ok!
Dec 02, 2007 Lain rated it really liked it
I couldn't believe it when I saw the price on this book. Similar books go for as much as twice what this one is listed at! And the patterns are whimsical, fun, creative... My daughter is dying for the mermaid outfit, and I've already knit the backpack for her. Some patterns (like the crowns) are a little silly (why knit them for oodles of money and time when you can simply make them out of paper and let your kids decorate them themselves?), but overall, this book provides a great assortment of f ...more
Mar 07, 2008 Thata rated it liked it
Vicky Howell is one of my favourite. Her projects is always "weird" or has a vicky touch. It's why I like her. In this book she share some of cuties projects for little girl and boys. Imagine in childern world
Mar 10, 2010 Belknits rated it liked it
Lot's of cute kid's pattern - I love the mermaid costume. I've never actually made them, because I have twins and that would be way too much knitting. One day, when I have grandkids, I will!
Mollie *scoutrmom*
Jun 15, 2010 Mollie *scoutrmom* rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Knitting grandmothers
Shelves: read-in-2010
This collection of toys and costumes seems pretty adorable if one is into that sort of thing, I thought most of them were not worth the effort.
Wondra Vanian
The projects in this book are cool but way above my current knitting ability.
Apr 13, 2009 Bunny rated it really liked it
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I really loved the patterns in here.
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