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Knit Baby/ Toddler Clothing

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35 per hour - - Posted Nov 11, 2016

I will work with you to knit some snuggly warm adorable knit goods for your toddler/ child. This can include drafting unique patterns to assure you have a one-of-a-kind creation for whatever the occasion might be. Knitwear makes a great autumn - spring addition to your child's wardrobe, is long-wearing and easy to care for.

The idea of caring for knitwear can be intimidating for many parents, but I want to assure you there is nothing to fear! For children's clothes, I use hardy, washable yarn, and am careful to reinforce seams and weave in ends tightly to avoid accidental fraying or unraveling. The yarns I tend to prefer for children's garments and toys are super soft acrylics, but if you prefer something natural, would recommend cotton or bamboo, which are also washable and soft, but naturally sourced instead of synthetically processed.

I look forward to working with you!

Training & Qualifications


I have 23 years of experience knitting. I learned to knit first by drafting my own patterns, which I did for 15 years before learning how to read a pattern - this means I have a unique advantage in my ability to identify shapes and challenges and translate them to a pattern that comes together beautifully. I work in a variety of sizes of yarn and needles, and can create anything from fine lace work to bulky wintery knits.

Availability & Preferences


Evenings tend to be the best time to reach me. I am also available Mondays and Wednesdays, and tend to respond faster on these days.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Erin


Modwri received Help with Costume Visuals from Erin
Dec 10, 2016
Erin is absolutely wonderful. I couldn't ask for better service or a kinder person to meet!
Grace provided session of Digitally Illustrate YOUR Character for Erin
Nov 23, 2016
Erin was super sweet and nice to work with. She gave me all the needed details to create her family portrait.
Robyn received Help with Fairy Garden Expertise from Erin
Nov 23, 2016
Thanks so much for your help!
Saoirse received hour of Sewn or knit gifts from Erin
Nov 19, 2016
Erin was amazing and talked with me every step of the way! Sent me the tracking number for the package and pictures of the skin lion before sending! S...he even made more than one to try to get it perfect even though I didn't ask her to and loved the first one she showed me just as much. The lion is very durable and very adorable and I know my baby cousin is going to love it!show more
Grace received hour of Sewn or knit gifts from Erin
Nov 17, 2016
Saying she's amazing would be an understatement. She makes dreams come true and things from your imagination a reality. She's very talented in what ...she crafts. show more
Colleen received Help with Random facts about YOU! from Erin
Nov 15, 2016
Erin was very candid and thorough with her facts. Thank you so much for sharing them all! 15 stars.

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About Erin Kempfert

I am currently a stay-at-home mom, with experience in business management, gym management, art and design, theatre performance, set design and construction, and just general hijinx and tom-foolery. ... I have 23 years of knitting and sewing experience, including drafting my own patterns, particularly for soft sculptures and toys. I believe handmade items have their own indescribable charm, especially those of high quality. I strive to make everything I produce the best thing I've ever made, and will only turn out products that I feel truly meet my standards of quality. As well as knitting and sewing, I also have experience in hand embroidery and high end bead work. show more

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