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Knitting Motifs for Babies and Kids
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Lucinda Guy is an extremely successful children's knitwear designer and she has written many successful books on the subject. Here she presents 40 gorgeous motif designs based on five popular themes including animals and birds, and flowers, fruit and vegetables. Beginning with illustrated ideas for positioning motifs and suitable colour combinations, the book is then divided into five themed sections, each section containing eight individual designs. Each design includes charts, knitted swatches and alternative colourways. Practical information on intarsia and embroidery work is placed at the back of the book.
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Lucinda Guy is a knitwear and textile designer and author of four books of handknitting for kids, all originally published by Rowan in the UK. She started her knitwear career designing swatches for women and menswear and successfully sold designs to Edina Ronay, Laura Ashley, Marks and Spencer, and Rowan Yarns.

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Lucinda Guy is a knitwear and textile designer and author of four books of handknitting for kids, all originally published by Rowan in the UK. She started her knitwear career designing swatches for women and menswear and successfully sold designs to Edina Ronay, Laura Ashley, Marks and Spencer, and Rowan Yarns.

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Lucinda Guy is well known for her adorable children's knitwear, and this reference book gives you a chance to bring her creative flair to your own designs. [This book] is packed with charming characters that can be incorporated into garments, blankets and accessories. There are 50 charted motifs, covering every theme beloved of children - such as animals, flowers, trucks, cars and trains, and fruit and vegetables. Each motif is accompanied by exper tips, and there are in-depth sections on intarsia knitting, colour combining and placement. Lucinda also explains how to use embroidery to bring life and texture to your motifs. Knitters with design experience will find much to cherish here, while newcomers can look to Francois Hall's beautiful illustrations for inspiration. Whether the little one in your life is a fan of cats or cars, bugs or robots, this book will keep you in ideas for many years to come.-The Knitter Designs for intarsia with embroidery with ideas for their placement, combination and colouring plus illustrations of the knitted and embellished motifs. The samples are beautifully worked in a difficult technique and include clouds, toadstools, robots, vehicles, aliens and animals.-SlipKnot

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