Knitted Fruit & Vegetables

Knitted Fruit & 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 knittingshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 194 x 240 x 16mm | 521.63g
  • Search Press Ltd
  • Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 100 colour illustrations
  • 1844487555
  • 9781844487554
  • 203,061

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 more

Table of contents

Introduction 6 Materials and techniques 8 FRUIT 10 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 VEGETABLES 52 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 92show more

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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 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 Todayshow more

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