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Easter Knits: Eggs, Bunnies, and Chicks-with a Fabulous Twist
     

Easter Knits: Eggs, Bunnies, and Chicks-with a Fabulous Twist

by Arne & Carlos
 

The holidays give us leave to dress up our home—to arrange centerpieces and hang window decorations, to indulge in a bit of whimsy or frivolity we might otherwise deny ourselves. Scandinavian knitting designers Arne and Carlos are fast becoming the go-to gurus when it comes to holiday style. Their fabulous first book 55 Christmas Balls to Knit is an

Overview

The holidays give us leave to dress up our home—to arrange centerpieces and hang window decorations, to indulge in a bit of whimsy or frivolity we might otherwise deny ourselves. Scandinavian knitting designers Arne and Carlos are fast becoming the go-to gurus when it comes to holiday style. Their fabulous first book 55 Christmas Balls to Knit is an international smash hit, and now they’re back, this time with Easter on the brain. Arne and Carlos provide a delightful collection of knit eggs, bunnies, and chicks, staying true to their taste for designs based on traditional Scandinavian knitwear, but giving them a fun, quirky twist by scaling them down into quick, small projects. In no time at all you, too, can enjoy the results of your knitting needles and these unique patterns: novel, handmade Easter ornaments, decorations, and dolls, perfect to lend charm to your abode while bringing a smile to your face.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The idea of an Easter tree, complete with rabbits and hens, just might be addictive to knitters of any age. Scandinavian clothing design team Arne and Carlos document their new decorating trend for the spring with approximately 30 patterns to create for Easter balls and eggs to hang, accompanied by a very skinny white rabbit and a brown Brahma-like hen."—Booklist

"This book is full of designs for the sorts of balls made famous in their Christmas book, as well as Easter eggs, a bunny and a chick. The pictures of the finished objects show off other springtime ephemera and are so cute they might make you want to move into their studio."—About.com

"You will find you won't stop smiling. Their books are almost magical in their miniature vignettes.There is so much to look at in their photographs."—Examiner.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570765643
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
10/25/2012
Pages:
62
Sales rank:
365,297
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher
"Speaking of gifts, you'll want to knit a few hundred of these ornaments for the holidays designed by Arne and Carlos. Use them to mark place settings, delight hostesses, create centerpieces, festoon wreaths or adorn your tree—or all of the above."  —Vogue Knitting on 55 Christmas Balls to Knit

"The idea of an Easter tree, complete with rabbits and hens, just might be addictive to knitters of any age. Scandinavian clothing design team Arne and Carlos document their new decorating trend for the spring with approximately 30 patterns to create for Easter balls and eggs to hang, accompanied by a very skinny white rabbit and a brown Brahma-like hen." —Booklist (January 2013)

Meet the Author

Arne Nerjordet and Carlos Zachrison, Norwegian and Swedish respectively, established Arne & Carlos, a clothing design company, in 2002. Drawing on their traditional Scandinavian influences and their natural environment, they create original and visually striking knitwear. Their English-language titles include 55 Christmas Balls to Knit, Knitted Dolls, Knit-and-Crochet Garden, and Norwegian Knits with a Twist. Their creative base is in the Valdres region of Norway, north of Oslo.

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