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Timeless Textured Baby Crochet: 20 heirloom crochet patterns for babies and toddlers Spiral-Bound | April 18, 2023

Vita Apala

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Crochet an heirloom layette with this exquisite collection of 20 patterns. Adorable colours, rich textures, beautiful ruffles, and delicate motifs combine to create a gorgeous wardrobe and accessories for babies, including rompers, dresses, sweaters, cardigans, and shrugs and an heirloom cot blanket, all made with interesting stitch patterns.
Crochet a modern yet classic layette for baby's first years with this exquisite collection of patterns from Vita Apala, the popular designer behind Mon Petit Violon.

In this value-packed collection of 20 crochet patterns, subtle colours, gorgeous yarns, rich textures, beautiful ruffles, and delicate motifs combine to create the most adorable wardrobe imaginable for babies and toddlers up to age 4.

Beautifully photographed and with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions, the collection includes rompers, dresses, sweaters, cardigans, and hoodies, as well as an heirloom cot blanket, booties and bonnet, so that you can crochet a complete and truly chic baby wardrobe with ease. There are designs for little girls and boys, and a large number of the designs are completely gender neutral.

Baby and toddler garments and accessories are fun to crochet because they are quick to make and very rewarding. They require less yarn too, making them an accessible and speedy project that will still be valued enormously - the ultimate handmade baby gift.

Crochet designer Vita Apala, better known as Mon Petit Violon, has been delighting crocheters with her baby designs for decades, having sold over 150,000 patterns on Etsy with five stars reviews. Her patterns, which are written in US crochet terms, are renowned for being exceptionally well put together, with everything explained in detail, step-by-step photos throughout so you can compare your progress as you follow along, and with all the working out done for you.

As well as the extensive pattern collection, at the back of the book is a detailed techniques section, where you will learn all the basic and special stitches needed to create the amazing textures, including ribbing, ruffles, bobbles, shells and more.

This comprehensive guide to baby crochet will give you a wealth of patterns at your fingertips, allowing you to hone your skills on a small scale while making garments that the little people in your life will love to be seen in.
Publisher: Ingram Publisher Services
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 144 pages
ISBN-10: 1446309436
Item Weight: 1.5 lbs
Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.6 x 11.0 inches
Customer Reviews: No Rating out of 5 stars Up to 30 ratings
Introduction 4
Getting Started 6
Bobble Romper 8
Ruffle Sweater 16
Yak Sweater 22
Heavenly Sweater 28
Flutterby Shrug 34
Harvest Cardigan 40
Semilla Cardigan 48
Waves Sweater 54
Angel Romper 62
Classic Bonnet 70
Cosy Blanket 76
Forest Sweater 80
Favorite Hoodie 86
Jasmine Sweater 94
Cloud Dress 100
Sweet Dress 106
Nordic Socks 112
Sage Trousers 116
Spring Romper 120
Truffle Dress 126
Basic Stitches 132
Special Stitches 134
Finishing Techniques 142
About the Author 142
Index 143

Vita Apala is the crochet designer behind the Mon Petit Violon brand. She learned to crochet as a young girl growing up in Latvia, but currently lives with her family in Italy. Her patterns are sold on Etsy, Ravelry and LoveCrafts. Her first book Super Cute Crochet for Little Feet was published in 2015 and translated into six languages.