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Knitting for babies: inspiration, tips and knitting instructions
Knit baby things yourself? Great idea! What is the best way to do this as a beginner? And what you should avoid when you take gift making into your own hands?
Here are the best tips, tricks, GO-GOs and NO-NOs about knitting for babies.
You have questions about knitting for babies? We have the answers!
What wool is best to use for children and babies?
The most suitable for knitting for babies are cotton blends and soft, mainly smooth yarns. We recommend special baby yarns in particular, which are sometimes even saliva-proof. You can find all well-suited yarns here:
What shades are particularly suitable for knitting for babies?
You have undertaken a knitting project for the baby and now you are wondering what color to choose for the garment? There is no patent answer to this, because tastes and occasions are just as colorful as the color palette of possible wool. Where in the past, babies were often selected according to gender-typical criteria, today more and more factors such as the color effect are taken into account when knitting and crocheting.
Red has a stimulating effect
And that's not the only reason why you should go for the color of love when knitting for babies. Because this is demonstrably even the favorite color of our dear little ones. Researchers speculate that this is linked to the color and light mood in the womb.
Blue promotes balance
Unlike red, the color blue has a rather calming effect. Wool in soft shades of blue is therefore ideal for very lively children or for pajamas and sleeping bags.
Knitting baby clothes: What you need:
With us you will find everything you need for knitting for babies! Starting with colorful wool over saliva-proof yarns to the matching knitting needle!