Cute springtime mini projects from the dynamic duo of Scandinavian designScandinavian knitting designers Arne and Carlos—the go-to gurus for holiday style—provide a delightful collection of knitted eggs, bunnies, and chicks. Staying true to their taste for designs based on traditional Scandinavian knitwear, this duo gives the designs a fun, quirky twist by scaling them down into quick, small projects. Crafters can enjoy the results of these unique patterns in no time at all. These novel, handmade Easter ornaments, decorations, and dolls are perfect to lend charm around the house and will bring smiles to both young and old.
Reviews"Speaking of gifts, you'll want to knit a few hundred of these ornaments for the holidays designed by Arne and Carlos. Use them to mark place settings, delight hostesses, create centerpieces, festoon wreaths or adorn your tree—or all of the above." —Vogue Knitting on 55 Christmas Balls to Knit
"The idea of an Easter tree, complete with rabbits and hens, just might be addictive to knitters of any age. Scandinavian clothing design team Arne and Carlos document their new decorating trend for the spring with approximately 30 patterns to create for Easter balls and eggs to hang, accompanied by a very skinny white rabbit and a brown Brahma-like hen." —Booklist (January 2013)
"This book is full of designs for the sorts of balls made famous in their Christmas book, as well as Easter eggs, a bunny and a chick. The pictures of the finished objects show off other springtime ephemera and are so cute they might make you want to move into their studio." —www.knitting.about.com
"You will find you won't stop smiling. Their books are almost magical in their miniature vignettes.There is so much to look at in their photographs." —www.examiner.com
Author BiographyArne Nerjordet and Carlos Zachrison, Norwegian and Swedish, respectively, established Arne & Carlos, a clothing design company, in 2002. Drawing on their traditional Scandinavian influences and their natural environment, they create original and visually striking knitwear. They are the authors of 55 Christmas Balls to Knit and Knitted Dolls. Their creative base is in the Valdres region of Norway, north of Oslo.