Knitted Icons: 25 Legends From Audrey Hepburn To Ziggy Stardust
Sometimes you just want to cuddle up with a handmade doll of Mr. T With "Knitted Icons," you'll find patterns for creating dolls of the world s most beloved personalities everyone from Madonna and Jackie O to Chairman Mao and Che Guevara. Each doll measures a substantial 10 inches tall suitable for posing on your desk, bookshelf, or other doll display. From Marilyn Monroe...more
(first published 2007)
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I wish more of the clothes were, in fact, knitted as opposed to sewn - but the instructions are easy to follow and the patterns actually come out (not always a given for pattern books). I was also able to kind of fudge a half-scale version of the Marilyn Monroe doll that turned out quite well.
I'm not an accomplished knitter, but if I was, I'd totally make myself an Einstein and or an Audrey (or maybe an Abbie?). And some Beatles for Bill. Any knitters want to gift me? :) Such an awesome idea, and totally hilarious to flip through, knitter or not.