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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 08 July 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800920880
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 204x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £9.99
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Mini Knits for Christmas


by Sue Stratford

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Book Description

Knit yourself into the Christmas spirit with over 40 adorable mini Christmas projects from best-selling designer Sue Stratford.

Create your very own knitted nativity, with Mary and Joseph, Baby Jesus and the Little Donkey, or a show-stopping Santa’s sleigh complete with all eight reindeers. There are also Christmas accessories to decorate your home, such as Christmas crackers, mistletoe and candy canes.

These cute, pocket-sized knits are quick and easy to make, as well as a great way of using up leftover yarn. Whether a novice or an advanced knitter, you will find everything you need to get started, with step-by-step photography and instructions for sewing together and making up the finished projects. Great for festive gifts or cute decorations, all the family will love these fun and charming projects. 

This edition includes material from two best-selling Christmas titles, Mini Knitted Christmas and 20 to Make: Mini Christmas Knits.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8, Materials and tools 10, Useful stitches 12, Template for Stable 14, Abbreviations 15, Sewing up the reindeer 16, Making the heads 18, Decorative stitches 20, Other techniques 22

Nativity Projects 24

Mary and Joseph 26, Baby Jesus 30, Angel Gabriel 32, Three Kings 34, Shepherd and Sheep 36, Little Donkey 40, Shooting Star 42, Stable 44

Christmas Projects 46

Santa Claus 48, Sleigh 52, Reindeer 56, Rocking Robin 60, Mini Gifts 62, Mistletoe 64, Snowman 66, Penguins 68, Christmas Pudding 72, Gingerbread Folk 74, Candy Canes 76, Rudolph 78, Turkey 80, Christmas Crackers 84, Stocking 86, Gingerbread Heart 88, Elf 90, French Hen 94, Nordic Bunting 96, Tree Baubles 98, Christmas Tree 100, Paper Chains 102, Polar Bears 104, Twinkling Star 106, Reindeer Heads 108, Christmas Lanterns 110, Holly Fairy 112, Christmas Mouse 116, Fairy Mouse 118, Holly Garland 120, Magic Elf Boots 122, Mini Mittens 124, Fir Tree Egg Cosy 126

About the Author

About Sue Stratford

Sue Stratford is one of our most successful and popular authors, having already published six books with Search Press. She owned and ran The Knitting Hut in Woburn Sands, Buckinghamshire, UK. After ten successful years, the shop has closed to give Sue more time to concentrate on her design work. 

Sue is inspired by lovely yarns and likes working with natural fibres. She regularly exhibits at fibre and textile shows around the UK and teaches classes on a number of different techniques. Visit her website at www.suestratford.co.uk.


Simply Knitting

Its never too early to start knitting for Christmas and this new book from Sue Stratford is crammed with more than 40 quick and easy knitted festive ideas for gifting and for your home. Choose from a knitted nativity complete with full cast, and Santas sleigh plus reindeer entourage, and decorate your home with jolly decorations such as crackers, mistletoe and candy canes.

Machine Knitting Monthly

If you'd like to gently hand knit your way into the Christmas spirit, these 40 mini projects will fit the bill nicely. They're great for gifts or decorations, and easy enough for all skill levels.

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