SEARCHsearch icon
CLOSE X

Knit Your Own Pet

Easy projects for beginners

Joanna Osborne

Sally Muir

Collins & Brown

Format:

ISBN: 9781908449412

Price: £9.99

Publication date: 1 May 2014

Category: Knitting & Crochet

Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne are back with a collection of new patterns for pets to make, keep and give. This new book is aimed at new knitters – it contains clear step-by-step instructions for all the basic knitting stitches, as well as hints and tips to get you started and build confidence.

Once you have mastered the basics, simple but lifelike patterns for a range of pets include a goldfish, hamster, canary, rabbit, and even a snake. Dog and cat lovers will not be disappointed – the authors have included simplified versions of their much-loved dog and cat patterns.

Idiosyncratic descriptions of the various animals accompany beautiful photography, making this book irresistible for new knitters and devoted pet lovers.

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.  


READ MORE

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.

READ MORE