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Matching Patterns for Kids and Their Favorite Dolls

Written by Brandy FortuneAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Brandy Fortune
Foreword by Susan B. AndersonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Susan B. Anderson


List Price: $13.99


On Sale: April 23, 2013
Pages: 160 | ISBN: 978-0-7704-3437-3
Published by : Potter Craft Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
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Sweet Little Knits for Kids and Their Dolls

Little ones love to dress just like their favorite dolls or stuffed animals. In Just Like Me Knits, Brandy Fortune shows you how to create nineteen modern projects for children, with nineteen matching projects for 15-to-18-inch toy figures, perfect for Bamboletta and other popular dolls. Knit everyday favorites such as a striped raglan sweater for an adventurous boy to run around in; fancy dress-up clothes, including a princess ballerina wrap; and accessories like the irresistible lace socks that can be made to fit mom, child, or doll.
As the parent of two young, energetic girls and cofounder of the popular children’s magazine Petit Purls, Brandy Fortune is a practical knitter. She keeps the projects in this book simple and fast, making them accessible for busy beginners yet interesting enough for more experienced knitters. You’ll find everything you need to start knitting right away, including:
•      sizing, measuring, and customization help for creating children’s clothes
•      nineteen easy-to-follow patterns for garments and accessories for girls and boys age 3 through 10
•      a short guide to hand-sewing basic doll clothes, with five original patterns to create complete outfits for any doll or toy
•      a quick primer on knitting techniques and resources
The only thing that can make a handknit garment for a child even more special is a matching one for his or her huggable friend. You’ll love making these adorable projects for the children in your life, and they’ll love to help choose what they and their favorite dolls will wear.
Brandy Fortune

About Brandy Fortune

Brandy Fortune - Just Like Me Knits
BRANDY FORTUNE is coeditor of the popular online magazine Petite Purls. Her roles include editor, photo editor, photographer, designer, and website developer. She also has a collection of knitting patterns for children and dolls under an independently published line called Pixie Purls. She lives in Georgia with her husband and their two daughters. Visit Brandy at www.pixiepurls.com.

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