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Knitted Baby Bootees (Twenty to Make) [Paperback]

Val Pierce
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25 Oct 2011 Twenty to Make
No-one can resist knitting a pretty pair of baby bootees for a new baby - so here are twenty of them, all unique but all equally irresistible, in a range of colours and styles. Each pair of bootees requires relatively small quantities of yarn and can be knitted quickly and easily using the clear, step-by-step instructions provided. Each project is accompanied by lists of the materials and equipment required and a stunning full-colour photograph. Suitable for babies from newborn to 6 months.

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  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Search Press Ltd (25 Oct 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844486419
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844486410
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.4 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,360 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Whether you're looking for something quick to knit or want just the right item to add to a larger gift, baby bootees are perfect projects to cast on. The tiny feet treats in this book can be personalised in a number of ways, and Val Pierce has designed 20 adorable makes to suit boys, girls or both. Use up your yarn oddments to make little hi-top laces, add pom-poms, or thread bits of ribbon around the ankles to make a cute accessory for a fancy outfit. Sizes range from newborn to 6 months.-Love Knitting for Babies

About the Author

Val Pierce's passion for knitting began when her father taught her to knit at the age of five. Later in life she began home knitting for yarn manufacturers, and since then she has made a huge range of items, from evening dresses to teddy bears. She later began designing items of her own, and before long Val's designs were appearing regularly in national knitting and crochet magazines. She also teaches knitting, as well as a range of other needlecrafts, to both adults and children. Val lives and works in Shropshire.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another winner from Search Press 8 Nov 2011
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The Twenty to Make series is always good value, and this one is no exception. There is lots of variety, macho bootees for boys (have a look at the ug boots) as well as pretty ones for girls, and all the patterns (written not charts) are clear and easy to follow. Good value for money, so well worth buying.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars knitted baby bootees 6 Jan 2012
By chris
Format:Paperback
getting though the book at the rate of a pair or two a day all good paterns well worth buying
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Super 22 Jun 2012
By Heather
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This is a super little book of patterns - I have made two pairs of bootees so far and am looking forward to making several more. If I have one small criticism, it is that the instructions are a little sketchy here and there, for example when I have finished the decreasing/increasing, there is no note of how many stitches I should have. Small point, but I think valid. Otherwise, a great little book of patterns all of which can be adapted to your own choice of colour etc.

Since writing the above, I have made two more pairs of bootees. I am not as happy with the book now as I was, in fact I have definitely got the Hump! The pink bootees with the lace effect front were so out of proportion, I undid it and left out one complete pattern set of rows with the result that the bootee is now in the correct proportion. The picture of the pink and lilac bootee shows THREE knitted flowers, the instructions are given for two and those instructions are simply to cast on 18 stitches knit one row, increase in every stitch in next row, then cast off. Nothing else as to how to create the flower out of the semi-circular piece of knitting you have in your hand! Fortunately, I am quite artistic and made something of it, but not everybody might find it that easy to improvise. I really think the author of this book should have proof read it more carefully as it is so disappointing when things are not explained sufficiently.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Knitted baby boottees 17 Jan 2012
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Twenty different patterns offers lots of choice to make simple, fun bootees for a baby. The patterns are quite easy to follow, for a quick and simple baby gift these are great.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars O K ish 14 May 2012
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although it says 20 to knit, there are only 4 or 5 basic patterns, the rest are variations on a theme. it is alsoheavily weighted towards girls, not a lot of use to grandmothers like me who only have grandsons!!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars knitted baby bootees 16 Jan 2012
By Gill H
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Lovely little book with some new ideas in for the modern baby! Colourful and very enticing - looking forward to having a nice set when knitted.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars beautiful bootees 9 Nov 2011
By K. Platt TOP 50 REVIEWER
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Make your babies' toes twinkle with these twenty designs for bootees. All styles including ducks, Christmas, lace and more. Designs for boys and girls that will truly delight. I love the baby snugs. This review first appeared on Karen Platt's book review website.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Instructions!! 21 Dec 2012
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I have knitted one or two of these patterns i.e. "Baby Lace" and "Spring Flowers." I believe there is a mistake in the instructions of "Spring Flowers". Row 8 should read (P3,K3) 5 times, P3. Consequently Row 9 should read (K3,P3) 5 times, K3.
Please tell me - any knitter - if I am wrong. I am rather ancient now and although I love knitting bootees I have not done so for a while. As you can well imagine I tend to like the more old fashioned style but there are many cute ones in this modern book and it is well worth buying for such attractive patterns.
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5.0 out of 5 stars good book
lovely series of books
Published 6 days ago by Ruth Phillips
4.0 out of 5 stars Love the trainers
Wanted different modern designs for a new grandchild and this book fitted the bill. Love the trainers.
Published 11 days ago by Puddleduck
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Have made a number of items from this book and they are all brilliant
Published 12 days ago by jmh
5.0 out of 5 stars Knitted baby booties
Very good book lots of cute patterns good ideas and easy to read nice pictures don't know what more they want me to write
Published 16 days ago by peggy
5.0 out of 5 stars Another brilliant book
A lovely concise neat little book with some excellent patterns. I have knitted 2 pairs from 2 different patterns so far for my friend who is expecting a baby any day soon. Read more
Published 1 month ago by eagerreader
3.0 out of 5 stars Good value
This book is not bad for the price on kindle. I wasn't keen on half of the patterns. Worth a few pounds but would have been disappointed if I had paid full printed retail price. Read more
Published 2 months ago by happy
5.0 out of 5 stars Bootees
What a fun book, bought this one for me haven't worked all the way through it yet but I know I will.
Published 3 months ago by MRS. PAULINE A. CHAPMAN
5.0 out of 5 stars knitted baby boottee
lovely book lovely patterns and finished products look great amazing choice and great pictures would recommend anyone to buy GREAT
Published 4 months ago by enoch
5.0 out of 5 stars easy knitted booties
a great way to while away some spare time . Easy projects with a great finish making lovely presents for new babies which is always apprecaited . Read more
Published 4 months ago by busy lady
5.0 out of 5 stars Knitted Baby Booties
This is another simply wonderful collection of booties that I simply cannot go without in my knitting world. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Laianna
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