Birds, Butterflies & Little Beasts to Knit & Crochet: 75 Projects to Make Your Own Mini World

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Expand your knitting and crochet repertoire with this delightful menagerie of miniature bugs and beasts.

There are creepy crawlies and weird wrigglers, beautiful butterflies and splendid metallic-thread dragonflies, as well as the flowers, leaves, shells, pebbles and other objects that form the natural world. 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.

Every one of these cute little beasties is thoughtfully displayed in a directory at the front of the book. And each
is cross-referenced to a complete pattern and - for the majority of crochet designs - a chart at the back. Information
on stuffing, finishing and other techniques is also included.

You'll also find a mixture of fun and fabulous ideas for using the creatures in a range of styles and settings: as seasonal
decorations, quirky homewares or elegant accessories.


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. Previous publications include: The Encyclopedia of Knitting (Running Press) and The Essential Stitch Collection (Reader's Digest), both with Melody Griffiths, 150 Knitted Trims (St Martin's Press), and 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet (St Martin's Press).

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0.3" H x 8.7" L x 8.6" W

128 pages