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Children's Nonfiction Crafts & Hobbies

Quick Knits

by (author) Judy Ann Sadler

illustrated by Esperança Melo

Publisher
Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2006
Category
Crafts & Hobbies
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781553379645
    Publish Date
    Sep 2006
    List Price
    $6.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781553379638
    Publish Date
    Sep 2006
    List Price
    $14.95

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With this book in the Kids Can Do It series, kids can knit some crazy cuffs to jazz up jeans, jackets, sweaters or hats. Make a cool drawstring backpack to hold your gear. Use big needles and thick yarn to knit these and many other projects yourself -- and get speedy results! Beginning knitters will find all the directions they need, and experienced knitters will be inspired to try something new. You'll want to knit up a few of each in different colors, and make some for your friends, too. So what are you waiting for? Knit now!

About the authors

D’aussi loin qu’elle se souvienne, JUDY ANN SADLER a toujours aimé lire, écrire et fabriquer des objets. Alors que ses enfants étaient encore tout petits, elle a décidé de combiner son amour des mots et sa passion du bricolage afin d’écrire des livres d’artisanat. Elle en a plus de 20 à son actif, en plus d’albums, de dizaines de chroniques d’artisanat et de nombreux articles de magazines. Judy Ann vit avec sa famille à London, en Ontario.

 

Ever since she could remember, JUDY ANN SADLER has loved to read, write, and make things. When her kids were little, she decided to combine her love of words and crafts by writing craft books. Along with over twenty craft books, Judy Ann has written picture books, dozens of craft columns, and numerous magazine features. Judy Ann lives with her family in London, Ontario.

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Esperança Melo is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Animation Program and has completed an honors degree in graphic design from George Brown College. She has illustrated and designed several children’s books and loves working in various art forms and media, including sculpting in papiermâché. Esperança co-illustrated Drumheller Dinosaur Dance (Kids Can), which was awarded the 2005 Blue Spruce Award and the 2006 Chocolate Lily Award. Esperança was born in the Azores and now lives in Millbrook, Ontario.

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Awards

  • Winner, Best Bets - Top 10 Canadian Children’s Books, Ontario Library Association

Editorial Reviews

This attractively designed title features clear, colorful illustrations and an easy-to-follow text. It introduces everything beginners need to know ...

This new book — will inspire children?to start knitting. The projects are called “Quick Knits” because they all take little time to complete. The range of quick-knit projects will happily inspire even accomplished knitters.

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