Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts, and Socks
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 colours of tropical frogs and fish, or you prefer the cuddly softness of a koala or a rabbit, you will find your favourite 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.
About the author
Fiona Goble is a craft author and knitting blogger who for many years ran a small textile business making woollen bags, cushions and throws. She regularly contributes to a number of craft magazines and teaches sewing classes locally. She is the author of several bestselling knitting books, including Knit Your Own Royal Wedding and Knitivity. Knitted Animal Hats is her first book for CICO.
'Cute as a button, quirky and highly wearable, we love this collection of 35 fluffy and fun animal knits for little and big people alike!'
Knit Today, October 2015
'With simple stitches and clear photographs, you'll be coming back time and time again to knit these sweet and simple projects, which kids will love.'
Knitting Magazine, October 2015
'Fiona Goble's book offers plenty... The patterns are straightforward, with many ideal for beginners... These vibrant scarves and mittens are an animal adventure. And like any adventure, they're really worth having.'
Woman's Weekly Knitting & Crochet, February 2016