The Twelve Knits of Christmas

The Twelve Knits of Christmas


By (author) Fiona Goble, Illustrated by Debbie Powell

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  • Publisher: The Ivy Press
  • Format: Hardback | 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 279mm x 13mm | 581g
  • Publication date: 12 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Lewes
  • ISBN 10: 1907332901
  • ISBN 13: 9781907332906
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 125,143

Product description

From a partridge in a pear tree to twelve drummers drumming, Fiona Goble's "The Twelve Knits of Christmas" brings the popular verse to life as knitters of all skill levels create each of the twelve characters featured in the charming holiday song "The Twelve Days of Christmas."Each pattern begins with a list of materials needed and includes step-by-step instructions, along with full-color photographs of the completed dolls. An illustrated overview explains all the stitches and techniques. More than just a knitting book, the pages are gorgeously decorated with storybook illustrations and the verses of the song.The charming characters make perfect gifts, stocking stuffers, ornaments, or toys for children as you teach them the words to this classic song. The book even comes with an easy-to-assemble paperboard pear tree tucked into the back, perfect for displaying your partridge.Channel the Christmas spirit year-round with pipers piping, drummers drumming, and knitters knitting with "The Twelve Knits of Christmas."

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Author information

The author Fiona Goble has published three books on making soft toys and has a forthcoming book on contemporary embroidery. Her first book for Ivy was Knitivity (2010). The illustrator Debbie Powell is a UK-based illustrator, printmaker, and hand letterer. Her love of art stems back to her childhood, when she would design jewelry, draw endlessly, and create her own magazines.