The Knitted Teddy Bear
Make Your Own Heirloom Toys with Dozens of Patterns for Unique Clothing and Accessories
By Sandra Polley
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9781400054374, 96pp.)
Publication Date: August 31, 2004
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Making an heirloom toy has never been more accessible than with the clear, easy-to-follow directions and illustrations featured in The Knitted Teddy Bear. Only basic knitting skills are needed to create the twelve adorable bears and myriad outfits found in this colorful collection. Whether you want to make classic humpbacked, long-armed collector's bears or miniature teddy bears for children, you'll be sure to find a pattern to inspire you to pick up your needles. Plus, there are lots of pattersn for charming sweaters, vests, dresses, overalls, scarves, and hats to adorn your bears. With all the options, you'll be creating good cheer as warm and cuddly as the teddy bear itself.
Sandra Polley has had many years' experience with crafts, especially knitting and soft-toy construction, and has a particular interest in making and collecting miniature teddy bears. She runs a successful business selling her knitting patterns worldwide. Sandra lives in Essex, England.