Spud and Chlo at the Farm

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Artisan Books, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 103 pages
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A knit-and-read book: 13 farm-centric projects for the perfect homespun toys, with a bonus story.

A mother hen and her chicks (and their adorable knitted eggshells), three little piglets, and a black lamb full of good intentions are just some of the appealing projects in Spud and Chlo at the Farm, the latest innovative work from author and world-class knitter Susan B.Anderson. The projects in this book follow Spud, a feisty pet sheep, and Chlo , his perky owner, as they travel to a farm and meet the inhabitants of the barnyard, including a brown cow, some mice, a dog, and a barn cat. To continue the theme, and set the stage for loads of interactive play, the book also offers instructions for making an assortment of farm props, such as a picket fence, bales of hay, dainty baskets, and even a three-sided foldable barn.

Meanwhile, witty full-color cartoons (presented one per spread throughout the text of the book) tell the story of Spud and Chlo 's visit to the farm, which starts with an invitation from Spud's cousin Little Lamb. Featuring charming full-color photographs of the knitted toys, this book is a must-have for knitters and their loved ones.
 

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Contents

Introduction
8
Abbreviations
10
Off to the Farm
13
Meet the Farm Friends
33
Farm Accessories
85
Acknowledgments
102
Spud and ChloŽ at the Farm
104
Copyright

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Susan B. Anderson is the author of Itty-Bitty Hats, Itty-Bitty Nursery, Itty-Bitty Toys, Spud & ChloŽ at the Farm, Topsy-Turvy Inside-Out Knit Toys, and the forthcoming Kids' Knitting Workshop. She writes her popular knitting blog at susanbanderson.blogspot.com and teaches award-winning courses on Craftsy.com and at workshops throughout the country. Susan also has a YouTube channel with dozens of instructional knitting videos that can be found under SusanBAnderson. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and four children.

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