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Olympknits: Knit Your Own Team of Medal-Winning Athletes
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Olympknits: Knit Your Own Team of Medal-Winning Athletes (Paperback)

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Knit your own team of Olympic athletes and be a part of the blockbusting sporting event of 2012! Includes full instructions for how to knit the athletes alongside hilarious photos of them in action and how to customize them for your own team.

Featuring 18 knitting patterns for athletes including Fiona the Fencer and Wayne the Weightlifter, The Olympknits is guaranteed to get you giggling while your needles are clicking.

Step instructions mean that even novice knitters can get in on the action and create their very own team of woolly athletes. It includes full sized templates for the outfits which can be created from scraps of fabric and old clothes.

Olympknits is a quirky take on the biggest global event of 2012. It includes full instructions for how to knit together with hilarious photos of the finished athletes in action and how to customise them for your own team. Bonus projects for making medals, podium and creating your very own awards ceremony are available online.

Contents include:


Knitting basics;

1 Bill and Bob the Boxers;

2 Cindy the Cyclist;

3 Reg the Runner;

4 Edward the Equestrian;

5 Fiona the Fencer;

6 Grace and Gloria the gymnasts;

7 Kato the Karatekat;

8 Su, Sal, Sim, Sam and Sven the Swimmers;

9 Rod, Rich, Rick and Ron the Rowers;

10 Wayne the weightlifter.

Laura Long has a knitted textiles degree from Central St Martins and works out of her central London studio. She teaches knitting workshops as well as designing, making and selling her knitted creations to boutiques and galleries all over the world. Laura also contributes regularly to knitting magazines including Simply Knitting Magazine and Knit Today. Laura lives in South London.

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