Knitted Farmyard Sarah Keen

716ZGkbYSvL._AC_UL436_ Pub: GMC Publications

All children love a farmyard the hens clucking, the sheep baa-ing, the horses neighing, and a tractor in the field… It features in the stories they hear and the nursery rhymes they sing. It s fascinating to them, and teaches them so much about work, home life, and where our food comes from. So, they re bound to enjoy these lovely little knitted farmyard characters! You ll find all their favourite animals, from cows and hens to ponies, lambs and ducks. There s also the farmers and farm workers to knit, plus a tractor, farmhouse and accessories, such as bales of hay, sacks of grain, apple trees and a scarecrow. All the characters can be played with on the large playmat, which is also included as a pattern. The 25 projects feature best-selling author Sarah Keen s popular and charming style. They re durable and washable, using readily available DK yarn. There s a comprehensive techniques section, too, so beginners will be able to tackle the projects. They make wonderful gifts for little ones, and will provide many hours of fun and educational imaginative play.


My review 

Knitted Farmyard is a project filled with joy.

This delightful knitting project book is a complete farm of animals, pets and tractors.

25 beautiful designs, are explained so simply even a beginner can accomplish a brilliant finish.

Bright and fun, every child will just adore the characters and animals which have been included. Even the farmer and his wife are here.

My favourite has to be the chickens, I loved the expression on the face of the scarecrow and the trees are just amazing.

What is also amazing is a playmat has also been designed. to complete a playtime filled with imagination and to encourage creativity.

This unique and original ideas book will no doubt be a favourite among knitting fans and is one I highly recommend.




About the Author

Sarah Keen is passionate about knitting, finding it relaxing and therapeutic. She discovered her love of the craft at a very early age her mother taught her to knit when she was just four years old and by the age of nine she was making jackets and jumpers. Sarah now works as a freelance pattern designer and finds calculating rows and stitches challenging but fascinating. She is experienced in designing knitted toys for children and also enjoys writing patterns for charity. This is Sarah s tenth book for GMC Publications.




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