Craft your own knitted story with the help of London-based pattern designer Laura Long, who designs, makes and sells her knitted creations to boutiques and galleries all over the world. From bunnies and bears to Russian dolls and owls, discover a unique range of over 20 adorable little knitted characters, each packed with personality and individual charm. Each of the softly coloured characters is a joy to knit for all abilities, making them the perfect gift for a loved one or a quirky home accent. Projects combine simple knits with cute fabric applique accents to add that extra element to your usual knit 'n' purl. Clear making up instructions, fun narrative text and the sweetest photography make this book a delightful gift as well as an irresistible addition to your knitting collection. Knitted Toy Tales also explores the technical side of crafting your own story. From casting on and the basic stitch and purl, to applique, binding off, shaping your creations and knitting in the round, Laura's helpful guidance will have you knitting like a pro in no time!