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Best in Show: Dachshund Kit

Knit Your Own Dog

Joanna Osborne

Sally Muir

Collins & Brown

Format:

ISBN: 9781909397361

Price: £15.99

Publication date: 6 February 2014

Series: Best in Show

Category: Knitting & Crochet

Knitted dogs are excellent pets: they’ll never chew your shoes, never need to go on a walk and can easily fit in the palm of your hand. Knitters and dog lovers everywhere will love this chance to create their own knitted dog.

The kit comes with everything you need to create one handsome Dachsund:

  • Yarn 
  • Pair of US 2 (2 3/4mm) knitting needles
  • Yarn needle
  • Stuffing
  • Pipecleaners
  • Safety pins

The 24 page pattern book is easy to read and shows you how to create your own knitted companion with simple, straightforward instructions.

Also available: Beagle and Golden Retriever

Box size: 195mm x 124mm x 72mm

Booklet: 115mm x 175mm

 

Word count: 750

ABOUT THE Author

Joanna Osborne is one half of the knitwear business Muir & Osborne as both a designer and author. With her partner Sally Muir, Muir & Osborne export their knitwear to stores in the United States, Japan and Europe as well as selling to shops in the United Kingdom. Several pieces of their knitwear are in the permanent collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. They have published seven knitting pattern books that include Best in Show, Knit Your Own Dog, (also Cat, Pet, Zoo, Farm and Dinosaur) and the children’s book Patch’s Grand Dog Show.  


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ABOUT THE Author

Artist Sally Muir is based in Bath, UK and is a prodigious portrait painter of dogs. Other subjects include human portraits and landscapes, as well as the occasional rodent and bird. For years Ms. Muir focused on her knitwear business Muir & Osborne as both a designer and author. With her partner Joanna Osborne, they have published seven knitting pattern books that include Best in Show, Knit Your Own Dog, (also Cat, Pet, Zoo, Farm and Dinosaur) and the children’s book Patch’s Grand Dog Show. Ms. Muir returned to university as a mature student with a concentration on Fine Art. Children’s portraits gave way to dog portraits. Muir is the recipient of many awards and her work appears regularly in galleries. She accepts and enjoys commission work — dogs and humans alike.

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