Provides knitting patterns for knitters of all skill levels to create each of the characters featured in the holiday song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
Celebrate 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' by knitting swans a-swimming, drummers drumming, ladies dancing, lords a-leaping, and even a partridge in a foldout pear tree.From a partridge in a pear tree to twelve drummers drumming, Fiona Goble's The Twelve Knits of Christmas brings the popular verse to life as knitters of all skill levels create each of the twelve characters featured in the charming holiday song "The Twelve Days of Christmas."Each pattern begins with a list of materials needed and includes step-by-step instructions, along with full-color photographs of the completed dolls. An illustrated overview explains all the stitches and techniques. More than just a knitting book, the pages are gorgeously decorated with storybook illustrations and the verses of the song.The charming characters make perfect gifts, stocking stuffers, ornaments, or toys for children as you teach them the words to this classic song. The book even comes with an easy-to-assemble paperboard pear tree tucked into the back, perfect for displaying your partridge.Channel the Christmas spirit year-round with pipers piping, drummers drumming, and knitters knitting with The Twelve Knits of Christmas.