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  1. Spud and Chloe at the Farm
    Spud and Chloe at the Farm
    Spud and Chloe at the Farm
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  2. Spud and Chloe at the Farm

    [1579654304]
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    Customer Ratings (58 reviews)
    Price R514.00

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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 Chloë 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 Chloë, 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 Chloë’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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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Susan B. Anderson
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781579654306
Feature
comes with all yarn to make Chole Spud and several others in the book
ISBN
1579654304
Label
Artisan
Manufacturer
Artisan
MPN
Illustrations (some col.)
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
112
PartNumber
Illustrations (some col.)
PublicationDate
2011-04-01
Publisher
Artisan
SKU
APX7688321608284516
Studio
Artisan
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

There are two knitting books that I have purchased that feature farm animals. This Spud and Chloe book by Susan Anderson and also Sarah Keen's book Knitted Farm Animals. I have both books, and so to help knitters decide on what book might work for them, i've attempted to compare them both. I've knitted almost all of the animals (and of course Chloe) in this book and they came out very nice. There is not as much detail on the animals as the ones in Knitted Farm Animals by Sarah Keen, but the animals in this book are sweet just the same. I'm not a big fan of the story that goes along with the book...I think it could have been written much better. I feel it's more for adults than for kids.

All the animals are knitted on double point needles, so if you are not skillful with this technique, it could be a problem. The animals in Knitted Farm Animals are all done on two needles, so if you are more familiar with using two needles, i would opt for that book. That being said,... Read more
Just got the book and already I'm in love! It is a perfect size, not too heavy or cumbersome. I've found books that have only two or three items I REALLY want to make and this one has many more. I had fallen in love with circular needles but the author brought me back to the pleasure of double-pointed needles for smaller projects. I'm half way up Chloe's body and am already happy that I won't have to sew a seam up her back! In response to one review that observed that the patterns were a bit simple, I'd encourage you to buy this book if you are indeed looking for something that is super cute, yet very doable. Can't wait to make Spud. He does NOT look too simple for me! :) I look forward to seeing the author's next book. - additional comments. I just finished Chloe and the Little Lamb. Reday for Spud now. I don't feel like a beginner knitter but the lamb was a bit of a challenge. Also, keep your internet access handy. You tube to the rescue! I didn't know what the... Read more
I bought this book in the Summer holidays after my 5 year old saw the cover of it and wanted the "girl and sheep", I have now knitted my way through 2/3rds of the book. It is simply the best fun I've had knitting ever!I can't believe how clever the patterns are, everything I have made has turned out looking like the photo (rare for me). When I was stuck with understanding the sheep and making that nubbly looking pattern I went to the Spud and Chloe website and there was the directions on how to knit the "twisted loop stitch", so I now have new techniques that I have learned. I can't wait to work my way through the entire book, my 5 year sure got more than she asked for:)
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