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Knitted Pets: A Collection of Playful Pets to Knit from Scratch

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Kids craving a pet of their own will love these adorable knitted animals, ideal for cuddling up to and taking on childhood adventures. These perfect little creatures will delight children without the hassle of looking after a real pet. From furry friends and colourful birds to slimy snakes and friendly fish, there’s something here to bring a smile to every youngster’s face. Choose from 15 individual pets, whether it be the playful ginger kitten, adorable hamster or frisky spaniel and start knitting your own ...

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Overview

Kids craving a pet of their own will love these adorable knitted animals, ideal for cuddling up to and taking on childhood adventures. These perfect little creatures will delight children without the hassle of looking after a real pet. From furry friends and colourful birds to slimy snakes and friendly fish, there’s something here to bring a smile to every youngster’s face. Choose from 15 individual pets, whether it be the playful ginger kitten, adorable hamster or frisky spaniel and start knitting your own unique little friend. Even if you have never knitted before, there’s no need to worry. Knitted Pets is designed to appeal to knitters of all abilities looking for a new project to get their needles into. All 15 projects come with a clearly laid out pattern and easy-to-follow making and assembly instructions. The book also includes a comprehensive techniques section, a beautiful photographic pet gallery and an array of helpful tips and hints. This book includes: • 15 clearly presented, easy-to-follow knitting patterns perfect for complete beginners and intermediate knitters • Projects that have an adorable and humorous quality appealing to both adults and children alike • A comprehensive, illustrated techniques section explaining all the knitting know-how • A colourful gallery showcasing all the pets • Packed with fun and educational facts about each pet Projects include: black and white cat, ginger kitten, Dachsund, spaniel, rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, mouse, tarantula, budgerigars, parrot, tortoise, goldfish, iguana and snake.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861088512
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 515,734
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Artist, writer and obsessive knitter Susie Johns is simply bursting with creativity. Although she can adapt her skills to a wide range of crafts, she prefers embroidery, knitting, crochet, collage, drawing and watercolour painting – particularly when it involves recycling and reinventing. Susie has had many of her features and interviews published in a wide range of magazines, in addition to writing and illustrating a number of books, including the recent Knitted Finger Puppets (GMC Publications). If that’s not enough, Susie also takes the time to teach her skills to others at the Bexley Adult Education college in London, UK. Also available: Knitted Wild Animals 9781861086709 Knitted Dinosaurs 978186108817

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