Happy Hats to Knit for Little Heads
By Amanda Keeys
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780823099030, 144pp.)
Publication Date: October 28, 2008
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Easy-to-knit hats for easy-to-love babies
• 25 super-cute, simple-to-make hats for little heads
• Cute-as-a-button projects showcased with stunning baby portraits
• Perfect projects for beginning knitters make great baby gifts!
Whatever their activities, we think you'll agree: babies should wear hats. Mainly because they look so darned cute in hats! And they look really, really cute in Baby Beanies. Author and photographer Amanda Keeys designed these enchanting toppers for the babies who model for her, and her simple patterns use bright colors, lush textures, and quirky embellishments to rise to the top. Directions for basic stitches and techniques are included, so even beginning knitters can easily whip up a present for a special baby. Readers will enjoy the funny, engaging text and the hundreds of adorable photos. Go beyond blue for boys and pink for girl—make them something nice from Baby Beanies!
Amanda Keeys is a professional children’s photographer and a mother of four. A self-taught knitter, she began designing her own patterns to fill the ultra-cute market niche. Her hats are sold online at www.mskat.etsy.com. She lives in Sydney, Australia.