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The Knitter’s Activity Book

Patterns, stories, puzzles, quizzes & more

Sincerely Louise

Collins & Brown

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ISBN: 9781911163596

Price: £12.99

Publication date: 4 July 2019

Category: Knitting & Crochet

From a platypus scarf to a giant crocodile rug, this fabulous activity book features animal-themed knitting patterns and fun puzzles, stories and quizzes to knock your socks off. 

Combining her love of humour and cuteness, Louise Walker, also known as Sincerely Louise, presents a selection of her favourite knits for you to try out. Including patterns for both home and to wear, this book includes mini animal trophy heads, triceratops slippers, a lion mug coaster and a giant balloon dog for you to recreate at home. Also, knit along to the ‘Lola the Polar Bear Moves’ comic and create a killer whale, raccoon, corgi, meerkat and a toucan, among many other adorable animals. But this book is not just packed with patterns – have a go at the crafty crossword, the ‘Find the Fibre’ wordsearch, The Knitter’s Arms pub quiz, Louise’s scrap yarn challenge, and many more. 

Each project is easy to make, only using a basic range of stitches, increases and decreases, so is perfect for beginners wanting to knit something impressive straight away or experienced knitters who are looking for exciting patterns. In just a few afternoons, you could have your very own trophy head to adorn your wall, a knitted toy or a fun piece of handmade clothing. 

The 20 patterns in this book include: Lion Mug Rug; Triceratops Slippers, Lobster Dinner, Faux Taxidermy Heads including Pig, Cow, Donkey and Giant Elephant; Polar bear; Toucan; Meerkat; Killer Whale; Chickens; Raccoon; Corgi; Starfish; Swan Door Stop; Giant Balloon Dog; Pretty Platypus Scarf; Roselle-Laura the Manta Ray; and Crocodile Rug. 

The quizzes, puzzles and stories featured in this book include: Get Sincerely Louise to the Craft Fair board game, Craft Crossword, The Knitter’s Alphabet, Should I Knit Today?, Find the Fibre, At the Craft Fair, Lola the Polar Bear Moves, Knitter’s Bingo, Find the Odd Ball Out, Pub Quiz, History of Sincerely Louise, Hall of Fame, Knitter’s Homework, World Map of Faux Taxidermists.

ABOUT THE Author

Sincerely Louise is an independent, award-winning knitting brand that specializes in faux taxidermy-inspired designs. Launched in 2014, Sincerely Louise has grown from a one-girl band working in a bedroom, to a small team based in South London, to a studio in Sheffield. Their aim is to encourage and inspire as many people as possible to learn to knit and to create something fun with a big personality. Sincerely Louise has been featured in The Telegraph, Sunday Express, The Times and Mollie Makes, among many other publications.

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