Knit your own animal accessories with these fun and colorful patterns from Fiona Goble
Everyone loves animals, and now you can add them to your wardrobe with this fun and fluffy collection of animal scarves, mitts, and socks to knit. Whether you like the bright colors of tropical frogs and fish, or you prefer the cuddly softness of a koala or a rabbit, you will find your favorite creature here. 'Furry Friends' include a fox scarf and mitts, and a marmalade kitten scarf. In 'Country Creatures' you'll find scarves in the shape of a duckling, a lamb, and a pig, as well as hedgehog mitts. 'Water Lovers' include a shark scarf complete with fin, and a pair of penguin socks, while 'Wild Animals' range from an elephant scarf to a zebra cowl and snake socks. There are loads of scarves for small kids, big kids, and young adults, plus a cute collection of socks in the form of cats, owls, mice, and more. Cowls and mittens, and some hat/scarf combinations, complete the set. With simple stitches, full instructions for making-up, and clear photographs to illustrate the all-important details, you can pick up your needles and knit a menagerie in no time.
Fiona Goble is a craft and knitting author who for many years ran a small textile business making bags, pillows, and throws. She teaches knitting and sewing classes, and is the author of several bestselling knitting books, including Knitted Animal Socks and Hats, Knit Your Own Dolls,Knitted Animal Nursery, Knitted Animal Cozies, Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts, and Socks, and Knitted Animal Hats, as well as Cute and Easy Knitting, Learn to Knit, Beanies and Bobble Hats, Scarves and Cowls, and My First Animal Knitting Book, all published by CICO Books. Fiona lives just outside London, UK, with her husband and student son.