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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback with flaps
  • Publication: 20 March 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782215356
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 190x235 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: £10.99
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Mini Knitted Cosmos

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Over 40 woolly aliens, rockets, planets and other astro-knits by Sachiyo Ishii

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Book Description

More than 40 fantastic, quick and easy cosmic knitting projects to make.

Bestselling author Sachiyo Ishii gives us mini knitted astronauts, planets, satellites, moon buggies, aliens and a whole host of astro-animals such as dogs, bunnies, elephants and giraffes. Knit your own fabulous cosmos with this delightful book! All the projects are quick and relatively simple to make, with very easy techniques to follow. There is a step-by-step section on how to sew the figures and animals together and the patterns are all suitable for competent beginners.

Including full-size templates and more than 40 simple knitting patterns, this is all you need to make your very own knitted cosmos.

Table of Contents

Introduction 10
Materials and tools 12
Basic knitting 16
Abbreviations 17
Sewing up and stuffing 18
Key techniques 23
Basic embroidery 25

The Projects 24
Green & Orange Aliens 28
Round Alien 30
Mushroom Head Alien and Brown Alien 32
Bug-eyed Alien 34
Horned Alien 36
Striped Alien 38
Astro-bunny 40
Astro-elephant 42
Astro-bear 44
Astro-dog 46
Astro-giraffe 48
Astro-mouse 52
Astro-penguin 54
Astro-kangaroo 56
Satellite 59
Planet Earth & Moon 62
Small Rocket 66
Rocket Children  70
Parachute Children 74
Soyuz Spacecraft 78
Small Space Shuttle 81
Large Rocket 84
Astronaut in Orange 87
Moon Buggy with Satellite 90
Space Shuttle & Astro-kids 94
Ground Staff 98
Astronaut in White 100
Flying Saucer Child 104
Planet Mobile 107
Star Babies Mobile 112
UFOs 118

Templates 124

About the Author

About Sachiyo Ishii

Sachiyo Ishii was born and raised in Japan. She was a money broker on Wall Street and in London before discovering the joy of handicraft after her second son was born. She learned dressmaking and Waldorf doll making and has been designing and creating dolls and toys ever since. She teaches knitting, doll making, wet and dry felting, sewing, crochet and spinning, among other crafts. She has authored a number of titles for Search Press and her work regularly appears in knitting magazines. Sachiyo lives in Sussex with her husband and two sons. Visit her website at www.knitsbysachi.com.

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