Saturday, 11 September 2010

Knit your own dog!

Keen on canines and a sucker for stitching? A new collection of patterns shows you how to combine your passions and knit your own pooch.

Old English sheepdog. The book advises: 'Don't worry if you make mistakes as the loopy stitch will hide most errors' Photo: Holly Joliffe
The knitwear designers Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne share two great loves: knitting and dogs. And their latest project, Best in Show: Knit Your Own Dog,is the love child. This wryly photographed book contains the knitting patterns for 25 dogs, from the fairly straightforward dachshund to the more challenging old English sheepdog and Afghan hound. You can knit your very own royal corgi, Lassie or even Bo, the Obamas' super-trendy Portuguese water dog.

Read more of this article from the Telegraph (Friday 10th September 2010)

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