This new title from knit designer Sandra Polley is filled with wonderful toy patterns suitable for all knitting levels. Knitting small toys can be an addictive and highly satisfying hobby and the homemade teddies, animals and dolls featured in this book have a special charm all of their own. There are 20 patterns for toys of all shapes and sizes, from miniature dolls and cute puppies, to a sweet mouse and a curious meerkat family. Only basic knitting skills and materials are needed and many of the projects can be quickly knitted up from oddments of double knitting and 4-ply yarn. The instructions are easy to follow and there are clear diagrams showing how to create the perfect toy.
Knitters at all levels will treasure this guide to creating 20 fanciful toys. Detailed instructions and color photographs offer step-by-step directions for making traditional stuffed animals and other charming playthings.
"Knitted Toys contains 14 new cute toy projects to knit for your kids and yourself. All techniques are explained with step-by-step photos with clear and easy-to-follow instructions for every level of knitter. Full-color photos illustrate each design and show both close-up details and finished pieces with nice ambiences. With toys ranging from quick and easy to more complex designs, there's something for every child and every knitter in this book."--Amazon.com.
Contains easy-to-follow instructions for making over 50 knitted toys in a selection of colours, ranging from tiny toys that take no time to knit to a large pair of dolls with sets of removable clothing. Only basic knitting skills are required.
21 Easy-to-knit Patterns for Irresistible Soft Toys
Author: Fiona McTague
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
'Knitted Toys' contains 21 designs for a whole range of toys, including finger puppets, a fairy and a penguin, which will appeal to children of all ages. Instructions and close-up photographs make this book suitable for beginners as well as experienced knitters.
Let your imagination run wild with the latest title from innovative knitter, Sachiyo Ishii. This charming book contains over 30 fun, simple knitting patterns for a range of cute and cuddly toys. Create simple playthings such as animals, cars, trains, fairies and cupcakes, and then try your hand at larger toy sets, including a castle under siege, an alien invasion, a prehistoric play-scene and a fairytale cottage complete with magical characters! The book is suitable for knitters of all skill levels, and all the patterns require only small amounts of readily available yarn. The book also contains a useful techniques section containing step-by-step instructions for the necessary techniques, including stuffing and sewing up figures, creating knitted eyes and i-cords, and all the embroidery stitches needed to create the facial features and details.
This book is a toy chest filled with inventive patterns! Knitters will love creating this collection of 60 cool toys, which range from tools like a hammer and screwdriver to a ballerina doll. Whip up a menagerie of stuffed animals, a jumbo tic-tac-toe board, hand puppets, or a unique medieval set with a king, queen, dragon, and castle! Every project will capture your heart."
This book covers everything from a cute chick and a stripy snake to colourful mice and a patchwork tortoise - 25 unique designs for adorable toys for newborns to teens. It includes a great range of 25 toys from a fairy doll to a shiny robot, with ideas for adding fabric and felt accents to produce truly unique creations. Projects are graded for complexity to cater for every level of knitter with step-by-step instructions on knitting and finishing techniques.