Outrageously Adorable Dog Knits: 25 Must-Have Styles for the Pampered Pooch
Outrageously Adorable Dog Knitting patterns are a fun and simple way to swathe your four-legged friend in the very best of handmade finery!
Dogs can't knit. But they sure can wear it well.
Could your Chinese crested powder puff rock a vintage ruffled bonnet?
Does your pug pine for a fabulous ten-gallon cowboy hat?
Or perhaps your bulldog hopes to cast off his thuggish street cred with a preppy letterman sweater?
- Featuring more than 25 super-cute knitting patterns and embellishments,
- Clearly explained step-by-step instructions and inspiring & hilarious photographs, this unique book provides adorable knitting projects and how-to advice for novice knitters and precocious purlers alike.
- Whether you wish to adorn your canine fashionista with a stylish beret, toasty legwarmers, adorable rabbit ears, or a cozy sweater for crisp winter nights, Outrageously Adorable Dog Knits is the perfect book for you.
"If seeing a bulldog dressed as a bumblebee makes you squee, then this is the book for you." - Knitty.com
|STYLISH HEADWEAR||LOUNGIN' AROUND THE HOUSE||COSTUMES|
|Vintage ruffled bonnet||Toasty legwarmers||Superhero cape and wristbands|
|Rose corsage||Cutesy booties||Bumblebee costume|
|Elf hat||Sports fanatic bobble hat||Elizabethan ruff|
|French beret||Sports fanatic scarf||Rabbit-ear bonnet|
|Ten-gallon cowboy hat||Feelin' fancy bowtie||Cupcake skirt|
|Personalized doggie blanket||Frosting bonnet|
|Simple roll-neck pullover||COLD WEATHER||TEMPLATES|
|Stylish stripes sweater||Chunky scarf for the larger dog||Urban alphabet|
|Preppy Puppy letterman sweater||Trendy cowl||Varsity alphabet|
|Holiday sweater||Chic shawl||Preppy puppy alphabet|
|Urban hoodie||Pompom scarf for petite pooches||Christmas pattern chart|
"Dog lovers and knitting enthusiasts alike won't be able to resist this cute book of doggie knits" - Craftseller
About the Authors
Jill Bulgan has been knitting for 48 years, since first starting at 4 years of age, she is never not knitting (even on the bus!). Jill loves all forms of crafting, and she is currently pursuing patchwork and quilting. She hopes to write her own knitting book in the near future. Jill is dedicated to passing on to the next generation her knowledge and knitting skills.
Noelle Woosley is a young actress from South London, and the proud owner of Percy the Pug. When it came to the matter of dressing him, she struggled with sizing; hence, she learned to knit in order to provide bespoke, comfortable pieces for him.
Rachael Matthews is an artist and author, with a primary interest in knitting. Born in the Lake District in England, she grew up with an interest in textile traditions and romanticism. The founder of Cast Off Knitting Club for Boys and Girls, she was a pioneer in the new wave of KIP and the author of two books that illustrated the movement, Knitorama and Hookorama. Rachael uses knitting and crochet as sculpture and painting, and knitted garments are illustrations for stories. Rachael runs Prick Your Finger, an ethical yarn shop and textile gallery in East London, which sources fibers and handspins its own yarns.
Max Alexander started designing and making jewelry for knitters in 2009. Max loves knitting, and the designs sprang out of a desire to wear something wooly, even when it was too warm for knitwear. In 2011, Max made the knitted knitting octopus, which featured in many craft blogs. Max also makes large knitted sculptures and knitted stop-motion animations (knitimations), winning Best Animation at The National Student Film Festival in 2007 and 2008, as well as Best Music Video in 2008.
Claire Lloyd Davies is a lifestyle photographer living in Hampton, England, with Tilly, her cocker spaniel. Claire studied photography at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and Salisbury Art College in England. A woman who loves a challenge, Claire has made a living out of breaking the rule of never working with children or animals. She travels internationally for her work on a range of magazines and books.
Published by Race Point Publishing on October 7, 2014
Paperback, 96 pages, English
Dimensions 8.25" x 0.33" x 8.25"