Author(s): Laura Long
This is a fabulous collection of personality-packed designs that will have you knitting adorable toys in no time! Each of the brightly coloured characters is a joy to knit for all abilities, making them the perfect gift for children or adults alike. The variety of designs and ideas for finishing and embellishing with your choice of fabric and trimmings means limitless potential to create special gifts and keepsakes for everyone. Running throughout the book are enchanting photographs, illustrations and Laura's fun little rhymes, all of which bring the characters to life with a unique storybook feel. Plan travels for your toys with the pull-out map of the world.
Laura Long has a knitted textiles degree from Central St Martins and works out of her central London studio. She teaches knitting and designs, makes and sells her knitted creations to boutiques and galleries all over the world; her previous clients include Simply Knitting Magazine and Knit Today. Laura lives in South London.
Introduction; PROJECTS:; Ed the Explorer; Kath Kangaroo and her baby Joey; Penny the Panda; Lennie the Lion; Mummy and Baby Meerkat; Gerry Giraffe; Henry Hippo; Rob the Reindeer; Terry Tiger; Polly the Parrot; Patsy Polar Bear; Monkey Mike; Zoe the Zebra; Knitting Techniques; Templates; Yarns Used and Suppliers; Acknowledgments and About the Author; Index; PLUS: Includes a pull-out travel map.