Today’s CRAFT Pattern Podcast features this cute as pie Stella Pixie hat from the book, Vintage Baby Knits by Kristen Rengren. This pattern is based on a 1944 version of the popular pointy hat for babies in the 40′s and 50′s and is a knitted rectangle folded in half and grafted together with a knitted strap to secure the hat in place. Choose a nice soft sock yarn for this adorable hat.
And if you are a fan of vintage knitting and patterns, don’t miss this fantastic book. Author Kristen Rengren’s work as a knitwear designer and author is inspired and informed by her vast collection of vintage knitting patterns. You’ll get more than 40 heirloom patterns from the 1920′s to the 1950′s in this book. I love the you get these great vintage patterns updated with notes and sizings for knitting today. For more information on the book and a preview of the projects, visit the Vintage Baby Knits book site. Also visit Kirsten Rengren’s site, Retroknit Design and her recent vintage knitting tutorial series.
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