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Mini Knitted Farmyard by Sachiyo Ishii

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Fold-out template sheet in back
  • Publication: 01 February 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782215387
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
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  • Size: 190x235 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP Price: £9.99
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Description

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.


Table of Contents

Intro

Materials and tools

Basic knitting

Abbreviations

Step-by-step, basic animal, pony

Step-by-step, basic doll with dungaree

Step-by-step, doll variation, green grocer legs

Key techniques (animals’ tail, mane, dolls’ hair variations)

Basic embroidery

Projects:

Pig & piglets

Bull

Cow

Donkey

Goat

Pony

Sheepdog

Sheep

Alpaca

Dog

Cat

Turkey

Pheasant

Chicken & chicks

Turkey

Duck

Magpie & crow

Pigeon

Farmer - man

Farmer woman

Girl with basket

Children

Baby

Shepherd

Shepherd child with sheep

Scarecrow

Pumpkin

Greengrocer

Vegetable patch

Vegetables

Vegetable cart

Thatched cottage

Cottage variation

Barn

Fields with pond

Extra Information

Click Here to view the Errata slip for this title.


About Sachiyo Ishii

Sachiyo Ishii was born and raised in Japan. She was a money broker on Wall Street and in London before discovering the joy of handicraft after her second son was born. She learned dressmaking and Waldorf doll making and has been designing and creating dolls and toys ever since. She teaches knitting, doll making, wet and dry felting, sewing, crochet and spinning, among other crafts. She has authored a number of titles for Search Press and her work regularly appears in knitting magazines. Sachiyo lives in Sussex with her husband and two sons. Visit her website at www.knitsbysachi.com.



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