Baby Knits

Knitting Baby Clothes: Beanies, Booties, Blankies, etc.

Baby Knits for Beginners by Debbie Bliss

Three terrific sections -- a great first knitting book:

  1. Knitting essentials:
  2. Beginning to knit:
  3. Baby knit patterns graded from simplest through ones that expand your repertoire:

Simple Knits for Cherished Babies by Erika Knight

Simple Knits for Cherished Babies (2001) by Erika Knight is also good. Especially interesting sections are:

Encyclopedia of Crochet Techniques: a Unique Visual Directory of Crochet Techniques Plus an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Pieces

... also ... Encyclopedia of Crochet Techniques (2006) by Jan Eaton: Techniques, tips, projects, and more! Practical and informative.