ISBN 9781843404194 Knitted Icons

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Albert Einstein proved to us that E=MC2. Marilyn Monroe convinced us that gentlemen prefer blondes and that diamonds are a girl's best friend. Elvis Presley showed us how to swivel our hips to old-time rock 'n' roll. Whether through science, pop culture or arts, each of them have become the objects of great attention and devotion by fans everywhere. They are, in essence, icons of the 20th century. Immortalise your favourite legend as a knitted character with Knitted Icons - from an Argentinian revolutionist to a scientific genius to a rock 'n' roll band hailing from Liverpool. Enlightened by the Communist Manifesto Chairman Mao would make a bold statement on your book shelf. Learn to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee with Muhammed, or"Get into the Groove"with your own pint-sized Madonna doll. Colour photography and easy to follow instructions for the doll and wardrobe changes are included. In addition, the book features basic knitting instructions and includes a basic doll pattern and techniques for altering body shape and facial features. Whether you're a knitting novice or a seasoned expert, Knitted Icons is a delightful book that appeals to knitters and fans alike. Contents: 1 X 112 Page Paperback With 40 Colour Illustrations Author: Carol Meldrum Author Bio - Carol Meldrum has a background in textiles and a love of craft. She has worked as a Design Consultant for Rowan Yarns and has written several craft books including Knitted Icons, Anova's quirky book on knitting your own popstar. Carol lives in Glasgow but teaches craft workshops all over the UK. Since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee, she has worked within the textile industry as a designer for many High Street fashion outlets as well as internationally renowned hand knit label Rowan, and her unique take on all things textile can be found online at www.beatknit.com and in selected boutique shops in Scotland. Carol’s main goal is to give others the confidence to create handmade objects of their own, by sharing skills that have been handed down through generations to produce new and exciting projects that will inspire others to do the same.

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