Knit Baby’s First Sock

In the January/February 2018 issue of PieceWork, Heather Vaughan Lee introduced readers to the Barron-Gibb baby booties and toddler socks, which became a treasured family tradition. Knitting a baby’s first sock is a special occasion, and the pattern must be equal to the event. Vintage knitting patterns are a great place to start if you […]

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Ribbed Scarf with a Crocheted Edging

Eyelets and a fancy crochet edging add a lacy touch to Ann Budd’s “Ribbed Scarf with a Crocheted Edging.” Ann adapted the scarf pattern from Weldon’s Practical Needlework (to learn more about Weldon’s see “A Brief History of Weldon’s Practical Needlework,” PieceWork, January/February 2006). Download this free pattern from PieceWork and get a head start […]

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Knit a Child’s Vest

Looking for a project to knit for a six- to seven-year-old child that satisfies his or her fashion sense yet will keep them warm and toasty during the cold winter months? Check out our knitted child’s vest! We used tapestry yarn, most often used for needlepoint, to achieve the thick, padded effect. This is an […]

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