Faux Taxidermy Knits
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Faux Taxidermy Knits : 15 wild animal knitting patterns

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Faux taxidermy is the hottest trend in craft and now you can knit your own animal heads and tiger rugs without any animals being injured! This fun and contemporary debut book from knitting fanatic, Louise Walker, teaches you how to make your very own wild knits with an ironic twist.


Faux Taxidermy Knits is packed full of 15 projects of wild and woolly animals to knit. Split into two sections - wearables and habitat - this book includes knitting patterns from mounted animal heads and rugs to stoles and mittens for the modern, young knitter looking for something different and new to make.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 175 x 225 x 10.16mm | 362.87g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1446304531
  • 9781446304532
  • 18,590

Table of contents

Foxy Stole

Raccoon Hat

Hedgehog Slippers

Owl Cosy

Wolf Hat

Bear Paw Mittens

Lucky Rabbit Foot Key-ring

Moose Head

Badger Head

Pheasant

Mink Wrap

Mole Door Stop

Tiger Rug

Bear Coasters

Faux Fur Muff
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Review quote

"Some of the patterns are brilliant. For example, the 'tigerskin' rug is a masterpiece." --Wendy Knits

"If you like animals and want to knit some animal-inspired items for your home or to wear without actually harming any animals, this book has a lot of great ideas. Some of these might be fun for kids who are fans of animals, too." --About.com/Knitting

"I love when people do interesting things with knitting! When I heard about Louise Walker's new book, Faux Taxidermy Knits, I was instantly intrigued...Knitted taxidermy? Crazy cool!" --Tanis Knits
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About Louise Walker

Louise is a young designer who graduated in commercial photography from the Arts University Bournemouth. Introduced to craft in her second year of university, she is now working as a full time designer and professional knitter. Boden, Knit Today and Crafty Magazine have commissioned her bespoke knits and her work has also been seen on the Alan Titchmarsh show, in the Daily Mail and recently sold some of her work to the model Claudia Schiffer. She has a blog (http://sincerelylouise.blogspot.co.uk/) and sells her own designs from her Esty shop (http://www.etsy.com/shop/SincerelyLouise)
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51 ratings
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