Knitted Fruit and Vegetables

Knitted Fruit and Vegetables

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Knit some vegetables your family will love, and create a fruit basket your friends will never forget. Susie Johns' bountiful harvest of fresh-looking fruits and vegetables is waiting for you to knit them, so get those needles ready to tackle these quick and satisfying projects. From the apples to the sweetcorn, and the carrots to the turnips, they're all great fun to make, and they provide an enjoyable, simple way to use up those little oddments of yarn.

Have fun making a fruit and vegetable display with no sell-by date!

* More than 50 delightful designs

* Easy-to-follow knitting patterns and clear instructions

* A great introduction to knitting
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Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 194 x 240 x 16mm | 521.63g
  • Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 100 Illustrations, color
  • 1844487555
  • 9781844487554
  • 267,255

Table of contents

Introduction 6

Materials and techniques 8


Pear 12

Banana 14

Strawberry 16

Lemon slice 18

Lemon 20

Orange 22

Pineapple 24

Watermelon slice 26

Bunch of grapes 28

Cherries 30

Peach 32

Rhubarb 34

Sharon fruit 36

Fig 38

Blackberry 40

Tropical duo 42

Plum 44

Pomegranate 46

Apples 48

Apple core 50


Peas in a pod 54

Parsnip 56

Cauliflower 58

Sweetcorn 60

Leek 62

Artichoke 64

Punpkin 66

Beetroot 68

Courgette 70

Pepper 72

Mushroom 74

Asparagus 76

Celery 78

Carrot 80

Chilli pepper 82

Butternut squash 84

Aubergine 86

Cucumber 88

Radish 90

Plum tomato 92
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Review quote

Oct 12

Not everybody likes vegetables, but you can be sure they'll love these ones - kids included! The tasty, juicy fruits and crisp, crunchy vegetables are just begging to be knitted. The projects are all quick to make, and easy too, so you'll have time to create quirky gifts for all your friends and family. A fruit basket for your grandma, a spread of carrots and courgettes for your veggie pal, or an apple for the teacher perhaps? They're also a brilliant way to use up those odds and ends of yarn that you've been hanging onto. And these fruits and vegetables can be enjoyed for years to come - unlike the real thing, they'll never go past their best. * Knit Today * Sept 12

They're ever so cute, and they're great little projects for using up oddments of yarn. This book has 50 designs for a greengrocer's shopful of woolly product - our favourite is the bananas with their yellow zip-up jackets! The items are small, so they're great for practising techniques, such as knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing. You'll be amazed at the variations in shape that can be achieved with a few simple stitch techniques. * Simply Knitting *
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About Susie Johns

Susie Johns is an experienced crafter, specialising in papercrafts and embroidery. She contributes regularly to a number of craft magazines and is the author of a range of books on practical subjects, such as collage, painting, drawing, papier-mache, crochet and embroidery. She also teaches craft workshops.
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