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Debbie Bliss

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Subjects
Published
New York, NY : Lark, an imprint of Sterling Publishing 2015.
©2014
Language
English
Main Author
Debbie Bliss (author)
Other Authors
Jo (Illustrator) Clark (-), Richard (Photographer) Burns
Edition
Lark edition
Item Description
"Over 20 kinitwear designs for dogs of all shapes and sizes"-- Cover.
"First published in 2014 by Quadrille Publishing Limited".
Physical Description
143 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781454709121
  • Introduction
  • Knitting for dogs
  • Safety tips
  • Knitting abbreviations
  • Aran Doggy
  • Puppy Lowe
  • Sherlock Bones
  • Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
  • Mod Dog
  • Pirate Pooch
  • Le Chien à la Mode
  • Paw-Kerchiefs
  • Cowboy Bandana
  • Cow Bow-Wow
  • Mardl Gras Mutt
  • Han's Sea Friend
  • Give-A-Dog-A-Bone Coat
  • Clan Canine
  • Highland Hound
  • Good-Boy Sansey
  • Scrum Hound
  • Fair Isle Furbaby
  • Parka Barker
  • Deputy Dog
  • Pierrot Hat and Ruff
  • Santa's Little Helper
  • Acknowledgements
  • Yarn Distributors
Review by Publisher's Weekly Review

British designer Bliss is an icon of knitting with her own yarn line, magazine, and more than a dozen full-length knitting pattern books to her name, but she has managed to keep it fresh and feisty for a volume of knitwear that's doggone good. Over 20 patterns, with punny titles like Sherlock Bones and Le Chien à la Mode, are easily adaptable for dogs of different shapes and sizes, and the instructions are clear and concise. Even with a glut of doggie-knitting books and patterns out there, her patterns look amazingly new and whimsical. They're enhanced by exceptionally fun photos of modeling pugs, French bulldogs, Airedales, and Scotties, plus the joyful illustrations by Jo Clark that are reminiscent of both Hilary Knight (Eloise) and Ludwig Bemelmans (Madeline). This is a truly rare thing among knitting books: a keeper even after the patterns are all knitted up and given away. (Mar.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.