The choice is simple: pay $100 for a boutique-bought baby sweater, or knit one of equal quality from one of these patterns. Though most are intermediate level, the instructions are so good that even beginners can make some of the projects by following the detailed and helpful instructions. The garments are simply darling, and include a complete baby layette (with bonnet, booties, sweater, and afghan), a warm and cozy fisherman sweater, a Norwegian ski sweater, a hoodie, coats, dresses, a suit, a cashmere christening dress, and more. There’s a refresher course in knitting, plus conversion tables for knitters outside the U.S. The author lives in San Marcos, CA.