From flat to fabulous, a step-by-step guide
Knitting up your own zoo of cuddly creatures is easy. All you need is a knitted square, a few embellishments, and a little guidance from Nicky Epstein! Infused with Nicky’s signature whimsy and creative flair, this collection of more than 35 imaginative knitted animals offers a true treasury of creative possibilities.
Each project includes:
- Step-by-step instructions
- Easy-to-read charts for foolproof construction
- Full-color photographs showing needed supplies
You’ll also find tips for personalizing projects – such as using different yarn weights and gauges to create animals in a variety of sizes. Knit these cute critters as gifts to share or as lovable friends to keep. It all starts with a simple knitted square.
About the Author
Nicky Epstein is a prolific knitwear designer, the author of many bestselling books on knitting, and a popular teacher who travels nationally and internationally to lecture and give workshops on her unique knitting techniques. Her numerous books published by Sixth&Spring have sold more than 650,000 copies. She has created designs for many yarn manufacturers, and her work is frequently published in knitting magazines, including "Vogue Knitting" and "Knit Simple."
In 2005 she received a prestigious award from The National Needle Arts Association, and in 2006 her work was featured in a retrospective fashion show at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City.