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Doggie Knits: Sweaters & Accessories for Your Best Friendby Corinne Niessner
Synopses & Reviews
What dog lover wouldnand#8217;t be delighted with a magnificent hand-knitted sweater for Fidoand#151;and what knitter wouldnand#8217;t be proud to create it? Dog sweaters can be made with leftovers from larger projects, and completed in the same time it takes to knit a hat, scarf, or mittens. There are eight basic patterns with variations, plus instructions for sizing up or down, three patterns for hard-to-fit breeds (Pugs, Chihuahuas, Dachshunds), four accessories (a snood, a hat, a kerchief, and a collar), and three home projects (a bed, a blanket, and a toy). Photos of pooches wearing the finished sweaters, plus start-to-finish instructions (including how to measure the dog) ensure a stylish look and a perfect fit.
Knitting's gone to the dogsand#8212;and it's absolutely adorable! There's something for pups of all shapes and sizesand#8212;and for every occasionand#8212;in this collection of 22 whimsical knitwear patterns, all created by design sensation Debbie Bliss. The fun selection includes a classic cabled Aran pullover to keep Fido warm on cold winter days, while the and#8220;Sherlock Bonesand#8221; matching cape and hat will make a bloodhound out of any breed. These are what every well-dressed dog will wear!
About the Author
Debbie Bliss is a brand name in the knitting universe, with 30+ years of experience as a knitwear designer. She's published more than 40 books that have been translated into 11 languages, including Baby Knits For Beginners and The Knitter's Year (both Trafalgar Square Books), among others. She publishes her own magazineand#8212;Debbie Bliss Knitting Magazineand#8212;and has her own brand of highly successful yarn that is sold worldwide. Debbie lives in London, England.
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