Knitters of all skill levels will love to make this charming, fun mini woodland scene. Sachiyo Ishii has created 28 delightful mini knitted creatures along with a forest floor play mat, mushrooms, trees, treestumps and a gnome with a toadstool house to complete the scene. The animals only require small amounts of readily available yarn. They are easy to knit, and follow one of two basic sewing-up techniques, both of which are clearly shown using step-by-step photography. There are clear, simple knitting patterns and step-by-step photographs and instructions for all the other techniques, including the stuffing methods and the embroidery needed for the features and details. Simple crochet instructions are given as well, for optional crochet elements within the book, such as treestumps and ponds for the forest floor.
More than 40 fantastic, quick and easy cosmic knitting projects to make Take your knitting to infinity and beyond and create an entire universe of cute and quirky cosmic toys. Bestselling author Sachiyo Ishii offers 40 adorable projects including astronauts, space shuttles, moon buggies, UFOs, rockets, planets and a whole host of astro-animals such as dogs, bears, kangaroos, bunnies and mice. There's no limit to the fun you can have with these cute mini knits! All the projects are quick and relatively easy to make, with very easy techniques to follow. There is a step-by-step section on how to sew the figures and animals together and the patterns are all suitable for competent beginners. With a handy foldout template sheet stored in the back of the book, this is all you need to make your very own knitted cosmos.
Author : Sachiyo Ishii
ISBN : 1782215387
Genre : Animals in art
File Size : 36.53 MB
Format : PDF
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This gorgeous book brings you more than 40 irresistible mini knits for knitters of all abilities. The fun, simple knitting patterns include a whole range of cute little farmyard animals, as well as fields for them to live in, a barn to shelter in, and some farmers to look after them with their own country cottage! Choose from all your farmyard favourites such as cows, sheep, pigs, donkeys and horses along with chickens, ducks, pheasants and crows. Many of the patterns require only small amounts of readily available yarn, so they are ideal for using up scraps from your stash. The book also contains a useful techniques section, with step-by-step instructions on stuffing and sewing up, creating tails and manes, and the embroidery stitches needed to create the facial features and details. With a handy foldout template sheet stored in the back of the book, this is all you need to make your very own knitted farmyard.
Knitters will be delighted by the knitted world of Amy Gaines. Her toys are based on the Japanese craft trend of amigurumi (knitted or crocheted dolls). These very collectible designs are sure to be a hit with Amy's fans-grownups and children alike. This 112-page book features 23 adorable knitted creatures, including: . A Woodland Set-Squirrel, Owl, Mouse, Hedgehog, and Acorn . A Garden Gnome . A Birdhouse with Birds . An Ocean Set-Octopus, Whale, Crab, and Turtle . A set of true amigurumi-style critters-Bunny, Pig, and Bear . Plus, a more realistic group of animals-Sheep, Duck, and Bunny
20 patterns for gorgeous, quick and easy tiny Christmas toys to knit Who doesn't love Christmas! This gorgeous little knitting book by the ever-popular Sachiyo Ishii contains irresistibly cute knitted Christmas toys for knitters of all abilities. All the projects are accompanied by a clear, easy-to-follow pattern and fun photography. There is a useful page of basic techniques at the start of the book, including making up, stuffing and simple, decorative surface stitching. These lovely mini knits range from a polar bear, angel, penguin and robin to a Christmas pudding, bauble, snowman and Santa with his sack - and many more cute and quirky Christmas ideas, all bursting with character. All the projects are beautifully made and exquisitely designed, and very easy to make. They make perfect gifts and will delight young and old alike.
20 patterns for gorgeous, quick and easy cute pocket pets in fleecy yarn Make your own collection of irresistibly cute knitted animals in beautifully soft, fleecy yarn. This gorgeous knitting book for knitters of all abilities by Sachiyo Ishii contains 20 lovely projects including a baby penguin, a koala bear, a guinea pig and a squirrel. All the projects are accompanied by clear, easy-to-follow patterns and fun photography. There is a useful page of basic techniques at the start of the book, including making up, stuffing and simple, decorative surface stitching. These lovely mini knits are all bursting with character and feel extra soft and snuggly, due to the fleecy yarn used. All the projects are beautifully made and exquisitely designed, and very easy to make. They make perfect gifts and will delight young and old alike.
35 cute pompom animals, birds, sea creatures and insects to make from the creative design of Sachiyo Ishii. Pompoms are totally on trend and, coupled with Sachiyo Ishii's ridiculously cute creatures, you have all the ingredients of a fabulous, fun book! There are 35 imaginative designs for animals, birds, sea creatures, bees and other insects accompanied by clear, step-by step instructions. With sections on materials, tools and basic techniques, you have all you need to get you started. Learn how to make the pompoms, attach them to each other and needle felt on features such as faces, ears, arms and legs. All the pompoms can be made from scraps of yarn in your stash and the designs use only small amounts. You can use plastic pompom makers or the traditional cardboard ring technique. Sachiyo's delightful designs include a ladybug, a fox, a hummingbird, a hamster, a dolphin and a hedgehog. With beautiful photographs to show off these charming pompom creations, this is sure to delight young and old alike.
Author : Stuart Butler
ISBN : 184162148X
Genre : Travel
File Size : 23.98 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
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This new guide gives a lively and off-beat insight into this small but fascinating country. National parks, wildlife, museums, historic buildings, beaches, surfing, traditional ceremonies, kings, voodoo, the ancient slave trade and Benin's delightful people are all presented, along with practical tips on accommodation, transport, food, etiquette, eight-foot-tall chickens and avoiding sorcerers.