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- DescriptionAlbert 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 vice or a seasoned expert, Knitted Icons is a delightful book that appeals to knitters and fans alike.
- Author BiographyCarol Meldrum graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art with a Bachelor of Design Hons degree in Constructed Textiles, specializing in knitted textiles. Since graduation she has been working in the knitwear industry as a freelance knitwear designer and Design Consultant for Rowan Yarns. Her fresh, exciting designs have been featured in several magazines and in Rowan's Collections and books. Carol loves to bring would-be knitters to the craft, and runs workshops teaching a range of crochet and knitting techniques. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
- Author(s)Carol Meldrum
- PublisherPavilion Books
- Date of Publication10/09/2007
- SubjectHandicrafts, Arts & Crafts
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCollins & Brown
- Content Note40 colour illustrations
- Weight262 g
- Width178 mm
- Height178 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Format DetailsWith flaps
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