Designed for all skill levels, this crafter's companion features fun and versatile patterns for baby clothes, with simple projects that can be completed in just a weekend. Beginners will appreciate the advice on getting started and essential techniques, while experienced crocheters will enjoy the range of different effects created in these garments, such as chunky textured fabric and delicate lacy patterns. Twenty-four projects make use of a wide selection of available yarns, from pure cotton pastels to soft and colorful wools. Designs include classic sweaters and tops, a duffle coat, a lacy cardigan, a ski-style bobble hat and scarf set, bootees and even some cute toys. Each project has clear instructions and full information on yarns, stitches, and techniques, plus beautiful photographs of the finished garment.