Thursday, September 11, 2014

Knit Crochet Patterns for Your Baby

The year was 1949, Harry Truman was president, cable television debuted, Milton Berle hosted the first telethon for cancer research, a postage stamp was 3 cents and needlework arts continued to be immensely popular.

In promotion for their line of Dawn Baby Yarns (Baby Yarn, Infants Wool, Pompadour, Medium Weight Pompadour, Anti Shrink, Paradise and Zephyr), American Thread issued their Star Book No 67 - For Your Baby.

The book contains 14 patterns;  7 Knit and 8 crochet.  The pattern designs covers babies between 6 months and Size 3.
No 6701 - Crocheted Baby Jacket, Bonnet and Booties is worked in a delicate shell stitch with solid yoke and contrast stripes.   It is sized for baby 6 months to 1 year.

Childs Size 2 Cardigan Knitting Pattern
No 6702 Childs Nylon Cardigan:  This charming sweater is an easy knit and designed
 for little girls at size 2

Baby Knitted Soakers Pattern
No 6703 Nylon Knitted Soakers :  An easy diaper cover for your baby.   The pattern is 
offered as a free download in the shop. 

Knitted Pants Pattern to Size 1
No 6704 Nylon Play Pants are knitted with suspenders affixed with buttons.
The short pants are Size 1.  

Vintage Baby Layette Crochet pattern
No 6705 Rayon Baby Set is crocheted in star stitch.   Perfect for a boy, without lacy frills,
but made interesting with side button appeal. 

No 6706 Rabbit Crocheted in Angora Wool.  This pattern is available as a
Free Download in the shop.

Three Crochet Bibs Pattern
6707, 08, 09 - Crocheted Baby Bibs in three different styles.   A design here to suit every baby.

Knitted Baby Jacket Bonnet Booties Pattern
No 6710 Knitted Set for Baby sized 1.  These booties are more like socks; I'd
suggest making several pairs.

Baby Sweater Knitting Pattern
No 6711 Knitted Sweater and Cap will give baby that stand-out look in this knitted set.
It is sized for baby at six to twelve months.

Vintage Girls Dress Crochet Pattern
Crocheted Dress No 6712 is sized for little girls 2 and 3.  She'll love the little Peter Pan collar and buttons, and everyone will love the way she looks.

Boys Sweater Knitting Pattern
No 6713 Childs Ducky Sweater is size two.  After knitting the sweater, the ducky motif
is cross stitch embroidery.

No 6714 Crocheted Baby Set has the lacy detail for a Girls Set.  Included is a
jacket, bonnet and booties; all size 1.

The back cover is the same as the front cover.   Although the pictures are not of great quality, all of the patterns are quite delightful.  If you are wanting to make something special for baby and you can't find something in these vintage designs .... well, what can I say !

I've listed the patterns in the shop, should you be interested.    There are, of course, many other knit and crochet baby and toddler designs as well ... should you want to browse through the categories.  

Thanks for dropping by to read my book report. 
Lorrie  

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