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    DescriptionFrom the authors of the beloved and best-selling Knit Your Own Dog and Knit Your Own Cat comes 25 more easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for dogs of distinction. It's an irresistible guide to knitting the dog you've always wanted. The knitted dog is an ideal pet there's no feeding, barking, walking, or vet bills, and he'll live forever! Since the publication of Knit Your Own Dog, dog lovers have been howling for even more breeds to knit. This second volume includes easy-to-follow patterns for 25 all-new breeds, including a Beagle, Golden Retriever, Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier and 21 others. The dogs are surprisingly easy to make with a few evenings of work you can have a covetable companion for life. Scores of photographs show the finished dogs, as well as close-up shots of their detailed and adorable features. Authors Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne also include brief accounts of the characteristics of each breed and offer tips and advice on sewing up the dogs."

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    Knit Your Own Dog: The Second Litter
    25 More Pedigree Pooches
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sally Muir, By (author) Joanna Osborne
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    ISBN 13: 9781579129316
    ISBN 10: 1579129315

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
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    DC22: 746.432
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    B&T General Subject: 250
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    BISAC V2.8: CRA037000
    BIC subject category V2: WFBS
    B&T Approval Code: A97602742
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    DC22: 746.43/2041
    BISAC V2.8: CRA015000
    LC classification: TT829 .M852 2012
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    05 February 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    As knitting becomes increasingly popular, it has branched beyond garments and blankets. Knitting toys and oddities, such as Japanese-style amigurumi small and whimsical knit or crocheted people and objects is on the rise. Combine that trend with the number of people who both own and love dogs, and Knit Your Own Dog: The Second Litter finds its niche. Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne's second installment of Knit Your Own Dog offers knitters twenty-five more patterns for common dog breeds. The book builds on the author's first volume, released in 2011, and adds to their expanding catalog, which also includes Knit Your Own Cat, released in 2012. The dog breeds featured here are categorized following familiar dog club standards: toy, utility, terriers, sporting, and working. Among the featured breeds are common favorites, like golden retrievers and beagles, as well as more unique dogs, like the Chinese crested dog and Bedlington terrier. Each pattern includes a broad picture of the finished knitted toy and a brief history of the breed before moving into pattern details and up-close pictures. The patterns cover measurements, materials, each section of the dog, and finishing construction. All common knitting directions are utilized. The patterns are clear and easy to follow, though too advanced for a beginning knitter. Knitting instructions are included at the back of the book, but they serve mostly as reminders for experienced knitters, not guides for learning. Also included at the volume's end are hints and tips for sewing all parts of the toys together. Other than the brief descriptions of the breeds at the introduction of each pattern, little other narrative is featured. This book is meant to be utilized for the patterns, not necessarily read for pleasure. That said, the layout is beautiful, and the full-color pictures of each completed toy are rich and detailed. It has the look and feel of a book that could be set out to be flipped through when n