Children will discover the fun of animal knitting with these 30 adorable step-by-step projects.
Young budding knitters will love the wide range of animal projects in this fabulous My First book, and it will help them improve their basic knitting skills as well as learn some new techniques. Items such as scarves, hats, and egg cozies are made all the more appealing by the animal theme and are makes that children can use themselves or give as gifts. The comprehensive skills section teaches the children about yarns, needles, stitches, and a wide range of knitting techniques. All the projects are clearly broken down into illustrated steps that are easy to follow, with differing skill levels so that children can start with the easier projects and progress. The 30 creative projects include a Marmalade Kitten Scarf, Koala Scarf, Zebra Cowl, Panda Mug Hug, Rabbit Egg Cozy and Fluffy Bunny Pillow.
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.
Fiona Goble cranks up the cute meter with uncomplicated, effective details. . . .it’s wonderful to see a book for kids that considers them capable of chain stitch embroidery and real sewn seams. – MasonDixonKnitting.com