15 October 2015


BC Paperback

190x235 mm



112 pages

Search Press

Mini Knitted

Mini Knitted Toys

by Sachiyo Ishii

Let your imagination run wild with the latest title from innovative knitter, Sachiyo Ishii. This charming book contains over 30 fun, simple knitting patterns for a range of cute and cuddly toys. Create simple playthings such as animals, cars, trains, fairies and cupcakes, and then try your hand at larger toy sets, including a castle under siege, an alien invasion, a prehistoric play-scene and a fairytale cottage complete with magical characters! The book is suitable for knitters of all skill levels, and all the patterns require only small amounts of readily available yarn. The book also contains a useful techniques section containing step-by-step instructions for the necessary techniques, including stuffing and sewing up figures, creating knitted eyes and i-cords, and all the embroidery stitches needed to create the facial features and details.

Clear, simple patterns that are easy and fun to knit, sew up and embroider

Uses readily available tools and materials, and small amounts of yarn

Creates a fun and charming range of toys, from simple bears, figures and playthings to larger castle scenes, prehistoric characters and fairytale settings

Book Contents

Introduction 8
Materials and tools 10
Basic knitting 14
Abbreviations 15
Sewing up and stuffing 16
Key techniques 20
Basic embroidery 22

The Toys
Teddy buddies 26
Cosy snowmen 28
Awesome aeroplane 30
Colourful chameleon 32
Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf 34
Three little pigs 36
Snuggly panda 38
Bouncing balls 40
Scrumptious cupcakes 42
Choo-choo train 44
Cute cats and marvellous mice 46
Balancing baby clown 48
Doggy buddies 50
Cheeky monkey 52
Yellow submarine 54
Nuts about squirrels 56
Beach bunnies 58
Fun finger puppets 60
Deadly dinosaurs 64
Perfect penguins 70
Alien invasion! 72
Mousey mates 78
Pretty parrot 80
Dressing-up time! 82
Cuddly kangaroos 84
Playful puppies 86
Curious cats 88
Fabulous fairies 90
Up-and-away! 92
Prehistoric playtime 96
Castle under siege! 100
Snow White and the seven dwarves 108

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