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Evil Knits : 20 Projects That Go Bump in the Night - Hannah Simpson

Evil Knits

20 Projects That Go Bump in the Night

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Published: 1st October 2012
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A collection of knitting projects to chill your blood! Twenty evil projects for alternative knitters, ranging from freak-show oddities to carnival curios.

Here are some knitting projects to make your hairs stand on end - or at least your yarns. From freak show oddities to carnival curios, here are all sorts of curiouser and curiouser ideas for the modern knitter in search of something a little...alternative. Evil Knits comes with tips a plenty and easy-to-follow, detailed instructions on anything from creepy clown cushion covers to an entire haunted house diorama. This essential guide to edgy knits also includes basic knit know-how on yarn types, stitch techniques, creating texture and how to work from an intarsia char - with 20 projects suitable for the novice, but not for the faint hearted! Twenty delightfully evil projects, with instructions for knitting a voodoo doll, gravestones, ghosts, cymbal-clashing moneys, freakshow finger puppets, creepy clowns, zombies and many more fiendish characters.

About the Author

Hannah Simpson's first knitting project at the age of six, a misshapen and holey scarf, was terrifying for all the wrong reasons; she has since had a lot of practice. A die-hard fan of horror and science fiction, she eventually combined her interests, leaving behind the traditional world of knitting to create armies of knitted zombies and classic horror characters, which have appeared in print worldwide.

Think knitting's just for your nan? Think again. SFX Magazine A great creative range of patterns ... Overall I think this is a great little book and is one from which I'll certainly keep knitting The British Fantasy Society

Foreword Materials and Equipment Knitting Know-How Shaping Finishing Techniques Circular Knitting and Intarsia Embellishments Soft Circuits Project Selector Monkey with Miniature Cymbals Ferdy Hand Puppet Voodoo Doll Cat Toy Necronomicon iPad Cosy Shrunken Head in a Jar Zombie Egg Cosy Freak Show Finger Puppets Creepy Clown Cushion Cover Monster Merry-Go-Round Light-Up Ghost Abominable Snowman Kraken Tentacle Nosferatu Grue Wallet Zombie Marionette Creature from the Black Lagoon Sleep Mask Haunted House Diorama (featuring Pile O' Skulls, Gravestones, Little Witches and the Haunted Tree) Intarsia Charts Stitch Abbreviations Index Credits

ISBN: 9781408147061
ISBN-10: 1408147068
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st October 2012
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 20.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.41