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Our Review

If you're a bit of a star-spotter then you will love Knitted Icons by Carol Meldrum. Including patterns for stars of the stage and screen, such as Madonna, King Kong, Audrey Hepburn, Mr. T and Elvis, these cute knitted tributes would make great presents for friend-fans.

With a combination of knitting and sewing, you have to be slightly multi-talented, but don't worry too much because the book contains diagrams and instructions for all of the skills you'll need.

This is one seriously cute little read. So, who'll be on your A-list knit list?

You can pick up a copy of the book from Collins & Brown now! CO+K member offer: Order a copy of Knitted Icons for only £7.99 including free UK p&p. Call 0870 787 1613 and quote reference CH1028.

Publisher's Description

Knit all your favorite icons—from the King to the Queen!
From Madonna and Jackie O to Che Guevara and Chairman Mao, here are step-by-step instructions for creating gorgeous, eerily life-like knitted dolls of 25 legends of the screen, music, sports, and history.
Including everyone from Mr. T and Elvis Presley to Gandhi, and Queen Elizabeth II, and even King Kong, Knitted Icons is full of memorable personalities and easy-to-use patterns. Each doll measures a substatial 10 inches tall—suitable for posing on your desk, bookshelf, or doll display of your choice.
Every finished doll is photographed in glorious full-color and accompanied by biographical background sidebars, along with evocative quotes from the icons themselves.