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Toilet Roll Coversby Pat Ashforth
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Has your toilet roll been left exposed to the elements too long? Give your bathroom a fabulous retro touch with the most iconic of bathroom accessories: the toilet roll cover! These 30 knitted and crocheted projects are great fun to make and show-off—youll want to follow guests into the restroom just to see what their response is! There is a comprehensive techniques section to get you started, and each pattern is fully illustrated, so even absolute beginning stitchers will find it easy to create their own quirky works of art. The wonderful range of toilet paper-warming knitted novelties in this tongue-in-cheek guide include a Zig Zag Sweater, a cute little piggie, a tabby-striped kitty cat even a little monkey going to his graduation, complete with tassel and robe.
Give your bathroom a fabulous retro touch with the most iconic of bathroom accessories: the toilet roll cover. You will discover a wonderful range of knitted novelties in this tongue-in-cheek guide. Toilet Roll Covers features 30 knitted and crocheted projects which are great fun to make and show off. The projects are fully illustrated and the patterns are straightforward to follow. There is a comprehensive techniques section to get you started, so you will find it easy to create your woolly work of art, even if you are an absolute beginner.
An essential accessory for your favorite teapot and the ultimate in homely comfort: tea cozies are a feel-good and fun way to enjoy tea! With many quirky examples to knit and crochet, culled from the pages of Knitting magazine, your teapot can be the talk of the town. The easy projects are accompanied by detailed patterns and instructions for how to create your own delightful cozies, and many of the suggestion can be made with spare bits of yarn lying around the home. Whatever your taste there will be something here to tempt you. From the classic rustic charm of a delightfully striped cozy to contemporary chic with a touch of kitsch (try the woolly sheep!), the world of tea cozies is just waiting to be discovered!
About the Author
Pat Ashforth and Steve Plummer are maths teachers with a passion for knitting. From their home in Lancashire they enjoy creating knits with a sense of humour and often a mathematical twist. They run knitting workshops for children and adults, and their work regularly appears in exhibitions around the UK. On a Roll is their third book for GMC Publications, following the success of Making Knitwear Fit and Creating Knitwear Designs.
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