Creative Wool

Making Woollen Crafts with Children

Karin Neuschütz; Translated by Susan Beard

Price:
£12.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

  • Wool crafts for children and adults to make together.
  • Fully illustrated with colour photographs and includes detailed instructions.
  • Introduces children to basic craft methods before showing them how to make a wide range of fun projects.

A lively craft book which shows how to make toys, jewellery, dolls and lots more from fleece and yarn. A range of projects for children of all ages.

Format:
paperback
Size:
249 x 210 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Crafts & Activities
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Extent:
80 pages
ISBN:
9780863158001
Publication date:
08 Mar 2011

Description

This lively full-colour illustrated craft book shows how to make a range of handicrafts from fleece and yarn, including toys, friendship bracelets and braids, balls, pompoms, dolls, dolls' clothes and animals.

With clear diagrams and step-by-step instructions, the book starts by introducing children to basic methods of spinning yarn, crocheting, knitting and felting. There is a broad range of projects for children of all ages to complete, working together with adults.

Reviews

'I found it clear rather than intimidating and therefore an inspiration to introduce my children to activities I enjoyed as a child.'
-- Laura Whalen, Juno, Summer 2011.

'This colourful and well-illustrated book introduces a variety of crafts which use wool and yarn.
The book's introduction is friendly and encouraging, and it contains some down-to-earth wisdom on the benefits of learning crafts, the satisfaction which they give and the importance of practising the skills until a good result is achieved.
The instructions are clearly laid out, easy to read and easy to follow. Illustrations are clear and helpful. The book is very enticing and the projects are not too ambitious for beginners.'
--Home Education Advisory Service Bulletin.

Author

Karin Neuschütz is from Sweden. She studied psychology, education and sociology and has always been interested in crafts. She has written many books that teach parents and teachers easy and fun ideas for making their own children's dolls and toys. She is the author of Sewing Dolls and Making Soft Toys (both Floris Books).

Links

Don't miss these two other beautiful books by Karin Neuschütz:
Sewing Dolls
Making Soft Toys
Children's Creative Play

More woolly crafts with children:
Magic Wool: Creative Pictures and Tableaux with Natural Sheep's Wool
Magic Wool Fairies by Christine Schäfer
More Magic Wool by Angelika Wolk-Gerche

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