NURIYA KHEGAY is an expert knitter based in New York. Brought up in Kazakhstan, her mother instilled in her a love of handicrafts. Upon moving to New York, with its cold winters, Nuriya realized the need for comfortable, practical winter hats for small children. She designs handknitted items for world-renowned designers including Donna Karan and Calvin Klein. Nuriya now sells her coverall hat and mitten sets online through Etsy.
Get ready for another adorable collection of 20 animal-themed hat and mitten sets for babies and toddlers! These cute coverall hats keep your child's head, ears, and neck warm and toasty, and have a practical pullover design to ensure your little one won't tug it off. This brand-new collection features different kind of bears; safari animals like zebras and monkeys; farmyard friends such as lambs and turkeys; household pets including a black cat and spotty dog; and even beastly BFFs like dinosaurs, gnomes, and a Chinese New Year dragon! All these charming creations will inspire you to make hats for your children to dress up in all year round.
Each project contains step-by-step instructions, plus information for finishing touches to make your projects stand out. A knitting refresher course is given in the back of the book for complete beginners, covering tools, yarns, and all the techniques and stitches you'll need to create the projects. And a Create Your Own Design section will inspire knitters to let their imagination run wild to create personalized accessories that their little monsters are sure to love and cherish.