Adorable hats and other accessories featuring animal and monster designs
An adorable collection of animal-themed hat and mitten sets for babies and toddlers from ages six months to three years, that kids will love and adults can't help but fawn over. These cute coverall hats keep your child's head, ears, and neck warm and toasty, and have a practical pullover design so that they can't tug it off easily. Also included are knitting patterns for matching mitten "paws," socks, and scarves. Featuring bears, owls, frogs, foxes, sharks, robots, dinosaurs, bunnies, and even Shrek-like ears, there are loads of delightful ways to dress up your child in charming creations that are quick and easy to knit. The book is organized by the different kinds of creatures like Cuddly Critters, Feathered Friends, Huggable Horrors, Adorable Aliens, and Festive Friends, inspiring you to make hats for your children to dress up in all-year round.
Each project contains step-by-step instructions, plus information for finishing touches to make your projects stand out. A knitting refresher course is given in the back of the book for complete beginners, covering tools, yarns, and all the techniques and stitches you'll need to create the projects. And a Create Your Own Design section will inspire knitters to let their imagination run wild to create personalized accessories that their little monsters are sure to love and cherish.
About the Author
NURIYA KHEGAY is an expert knitter based in New York. Brought up in Kazakhstan, her mother instilled in her a love of handicrafts. Upon moving to New York, with its cold winters, Nuriya realized the need for comfortable, practical winter hats for small children. She designs handknitted items for world-renowned designers including Donna Karan and Calvin Klein. Nuriya now sells her coverall hat and mitten sets online through Etsy.
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