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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 May 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216926
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £12.99

Fairytale Blankets to Crochet

£12.99

10 fantasy-themed children's blankets for storytime cuddles by Lynne Rowe

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Book Description

Do you know a child with a favourite storytime character? Crochet them a hooded blanket, then crochet all the others!

Bedtime bookworms will love snuggling up and listening to their favourite story in a cosy hooded blanket. Bring storytime to life by acting out the characters will they be a goodie or a baddie, Little Red Riding Hood or the wolf?

Lynne Rowe’s latest new book has ten fun, fairytale projects to crochet, including a deer, a dragon, a unicorn and a polar bear. Each pattern can be made in two sizes: for toddlers (age two to three) and for young children (age three to five). The author also includes instructions for adapting the size of the blankets to suit smaller or larger children, so no one misses out.

Along with crochet techniques, there are tips and ideas for varying the designs (changing a dragon into a dinosaur, for example) and you can choose between a rounded or a pointed hood. Lynne also shows you how to use up the yarn scraps to make decorative bunting.

Each blanket tells a story, with pockets on the sides for snuggly paws and different tails. Perfect for unwinding for a bedtime story and animating the oral tradition of storytelling little listeners as well as their parents will find themselves enchanted.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Tools and materials
Basic techniques

The projects
Basic patterns: square
Basic patterns: rectangular
Polar bear
Princess or prince
Wolf
Red Riding Hood
Deer
Festive elf
Fish
Lion
Unicorn
Dragon

Afterword
Index

About the Author

About Lynne Rowe

Lynne Rowe was taught to knit and crochet by her Nan in her early childhood and has been hooked ever since. She has developed a wide range of specialist skills and loves to pass these on to others through her workshops and classes. She is best known for her whimsical designs which feature regularly in the UK’s most popular craft magazines, along with articles and technical guides. Her practical approach makes her patterns straightforward, easy to read and fun to make and her aim is to encourage as many people as possible to knit and crochet. Lynne lives in Congleton, Cheshire.

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