Knitted Pets2020-02-04T15:56:24+00:00

Knitted Pets

  • Publishing: Autumn 12
  • Pub month: September
  • ISBN-13: 9781861088512
  • Author: Susie Johns
  • Price: £14.99
  • Binding: PB with flaps
  • No. of pages: 128
  • Dimensions: 235 x 210 mm
  • Colour: Full colour throughout

Kids craving a pet of their own will love these adorable knitted animals, ideal for cuddling up to and taking on childhood adventures. These perfect little creatures will delight children without the hassle of looking after a real pet. From furry friends and colourful birds to slimy snakes and friendly fish, there’s something here to bring a smile to every youngster’s face. Choose from 15 individual pets, whether it be the playful ginger kitten, adorable hamster or frisky spaniel and start knitting your own unique little friend.

Even if you have never knitted before, there’s no need to worry. Knitted Pets is designed to appeal to knitters of all abilities looking for a new project to get their needles into. All 15 projects come with a clearly laid out pattern and easy-to-follow making and assembly instructions. The book also includes a comprehensive techniques section, a beautiful photographic pet gallery and an array of helpful tips and hints.

Projects include: black and white cat, ginger kitten, dachshund, spaniel, rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, mouse, tarantula, budgerigars, parrot, tortoise, goldfish, iguana and snake.


Author Information

Susie Johns
Susie Johns is an artist and designer who has written dozens of craft books, mostly on knitting, crochet and sewing, including Knitted Pets, Knitted Woodland CreaturesFat Quarter: Bags & Purses and Fat Quarter: Vintage (all GMC Publications). Her patterns and designs appear regularly in consumer craft magazines in the UK, such as Let’s Knit, Sew and Let’s Get Crafting, and she has written numerous patterns for suppliers such as DMC. She has also demonstrated various crafts on television. Susie studied Fine Art at The Slade School and went on to pursue a career in publishing as an editor before becoming freelance. Alongside her writing career, she teaches drawing and painting at a local adult education college.She also runs classes and workshops on knitting and crochet and has been involved in a number of textile-based community projects in and around London,where she lives.