Birds, Butterflies & Little Beasts to Knit & Crochet - Lesley Stanfield
New and updated edition of the best-selling book 75 Birds, Butterflies & Beautiful Beasties to Knit & Crochet!
Expand your knit and crochet repertoire with this delightful menagerie of miniature bugs and beasts: from creepy crawlies and weird wrigglers to beautiful butterflies and splendid metallic dragonflies. Use them to decorate your clothes and accessories, to give as gifts — or to decorate your gift wrap and greeting cards — and to collect as a creative display piece.
Choose from winged insects and flying fancies, hanging horrors, cute ladybirds and perfect honeybees, tropical terrors and garden favourites. Each critter is cross-referenced to a complete pattern or chart at the back of the book, with information on stuffing, finishing and yarn requirements. There are also helpful hints on creating iridescence and translucent wings. The books also includes leaves, flowers, shells and other elements from the natural world.
Lesley Stanfield is a freelance knitting and crochet designer who has worked on and for several women’s magazines. She lives and works in Whitstable, UK.
Size: 222x222 mm