Knitted nursery rhymes : recreate the traditional tales with toys / by Sarah Keen.Material type: BookPublisher: Lewes : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2013Description: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781861089410; 1861089414.Subject(s): Knitting -- Patterns | Soft toy making -- Patterns | Nursery rhymes in art | Knitting | Nursery rhymes in art | Soft toy makingGenre/Form: Patterns.DDC classification: 746.432043
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Once upon a time there was a perfect little how-to guide to knitting toys...and it taught knitters just like you how to easily recreate traditional characters from best-loved tales...characters such as Humpty-Dumpty, Little Miss Muffet, Jack and Jill, plus delightful animals that children know and love including five little ducks, and five little monkeys. This is no tall tale...yes, it's true...it's a book called Knitted Nursery Rhymes...and you'll love it, through and through!
This charming guidebook brings you 15 adorable nursery rhyme toy projects of different levels to knit from scratch. All the original rhymes are featured alongside the knitting patterns, so you can snuggle up with your favorite child and pour over the pages together. What a treat!
Knitted Nursery Rhymes includes:15 easy-to-follow patterns that appeal to a wide range of abilities Instructions for how to use DK yarn, which is durable and child-friendly A comprehensive, illustrated techniques section Expert instruction from the master knitter known for creating the most lovable children's toys
This guidebook teaches 15 adorable nursery rhyme toy projects of different levels to knit from scratch. All the original rhymes are featured alongside the easy-to-follow patterns and a comprehensive, illustrated techniques section is included to guide you to completion.
The projects: Jack and Jill -- Baa, baa, black sheep -- Humpty Dumpty -- Mary had a little lamb -- Little Boy Blue -- Mary, Mary quite contrary -- Little Miss Muffet -- Hickory, dickory, dock -- Little Bo Peep -- Hey diddle diddle -- Five little ducks -- Old Mother Hubbard -- One, two, three, four, five -- Five little monkeys -- Girls and boys come out to play -- Teckniques: Getting started -- Slip knot -- Casting on -- Knit stitch -- Purl stitch -- Types of stitch -- Increasing -- Decreasing -- Casting off -- Sewing up -- Threading yarn through stitches -- Placing a marker -- Sewing up -- Finishing touches.