Over two dozen original hand-knit designs inspired by one dozen fantastic
By Mary C. Gildersleeve
Knitting projects for 12 fantastic family read-alouds are featured in this unique and inspiring text. "How-to" instructions for the novice knitter included!!!
While their hands were busy, the old stories and legends were told and retold, and the ancient folk tales of the place were kept alive to be written down hundreds of years later.
—Sheila McGregor’s Traditional
Practice this centuries old tradition and enjoy these carefully selected family read-alouds while learning to knit. Mrs. Gildersleeve has designed more than 24 original knitting designs to compliment these classic stories. Some of the projects include the following:
Pinocchio Doll and Clothes
Bilbo’s Backpack (The Hobbit)
Pa’s Red-White Checked Mittens (Little House in the Big Woods)
Tullie Greyshanks Doll and Clothes (Little House in the Highlands)
Fisherman’s Jersey (The Lost Island)
Mary Poppins’ Carpetbag
Mr. Popper’s Cozy Scarf (Mr. Popper’s Penguins)
Otto’s Chain Mail (Otto of the Silver Hand)
Asmodeus the Snake (Redwall)
Colin’s Rug and Cushion (The Secret Garden)
Lina’s Stocking Cap (Wheel on the School)
Spiral-bound for laying flat while knitting; 155 pages.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 22 February, 2008.