Mini Knitted Toys: Over 30 Cute & Easy Knitting Patterns

Author(s): Sachiyo Ishii

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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.


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Sachiyo Ishii was a money broker in Wall Street and London, but discovered the joy of handcraft after her second son was born, and was very much influenced by the Steiner education system. She has been involved in many different creative activities, and her Waldort inspired dolls and knitted toys are well known and loved by many. Her work has appeared in knitting and parenting magazines. She lives and works freelance in West Sussex, England.

Introduction 8
Materials and tools 10
Basic knitting 14
Abbreviations 15
Sewing up and stuffing 16
Key techniques 20
Basic embroidery 22

The Toys
Teddy buddies 26
Cosy snowmen 28
Awesome aeroplane 30
Colourful chameleon 32
Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf 34
Three little pigs 36
Snuggly panda 38
Bouncing balls 40
Scrumptious cupcakes 42
Choo-choo train 44
Cute cats and marvellous mice 46
Balancing baby clown 48
Doggy buddies 50
Cheeky monkey 52
Yellow submarine 54
Nuts about squirrels 56
Beach bunnies 58
Fun finger puppets 60
Deadly dinosaurs 64
Perfect penguins 70
Alien invasion! 72
Mousey mates 78
Pretty parrot 80
Dressing-up time! 82
Cuddly kangaroos 84
Playful puppies 86
Curious cats 88
Fabulous fairies 90
Up-and-away! 92
Prehistoric playtime 96
Castle under siege! 100
Snow White and the seven dwarves 108

General Fields

  • : 9781782211457
  • : Search Press Ltd
  • : Search Press Ltd
  • : December 2015
  • : 235mm X 190mm X 9mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 180 colour illustrations
  • : Sachiyo Ishii
  • : Paperback
  • : 746.432043
  • : 112