The adventures of Peter Rabbit and his friends have been delighting generations of children around the world for over 120 years. In this unique craft book, Beatrix Potter’s iconic illustrations have been brought to life as knitted characters, allowing you to create 12 adorable animals from the best-loved Peter Rabbit™ stories.
With step-by-step instructions and beautiful photography, you’ll be able to make all the most enduring characters from Beatrix Potter’s world. Knit Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Flopsy Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Mr. Jeremy Fisher, Tom Kitten, Squirrel Nutkin, the Tailor of Gloucester, Samuel Whiskers, Mr. Tod the fox, and Tommy Brock the badger, and dress them up in simple felt garments to complete the storybook look.
Author Claire Garland has translated Beatrix Potter’s original illustrations into delightfully accurate knitted versions, which will be instantly recognizable to fans of the Peter Rabbit stories. Once you have knitted the characters, making the clothes elevates them to the next level. Whether it’s Peter’s distinctive blue jacket and little shoes or Benjamin Bunny’s Tam O’Shanter and handkerchief, Mrs. Tiggy-winkle’s mop cap and apron, the Tailor of Gloucester’s glasses, and Mr. Jemery Fisher’s red tailcoat, every detail has been considered and can be recreated with easy techniques..
All the knitting techniques needed to knit the animals and sew the clothes are included, with step-by-step photos and full-size templates.
Featuring original illustrations and quotes from the tales alongside the patterns, this is a visual treat for fans of Peter Rabbit, allowing you to knit heirloom toys to enjoy for generations to come.
Officially licensed by Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. BEATRIX POTTER™ and PETER RABBIT™ © Frederick Warne & Co., 2023