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Kerry Lord - Author

About the Author

Kerry Lord is the founder and creative director of the TOFT luxury yarn brand. She lives with her husband, son and dog in Leamington Spa. The yarn brand was born in September 2006, a product of the successful and established family business, the Toft Alpaca Stud farm. Kerry is the author of Edward's Menagerie.

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Edward's Menagerie: Dogs 50 canine crochet patterns

Edward's Menagerie: Dogs 50 canine crochet patterns

Author: Kerry Lord Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/12/2018

Having shown us how to master monsters in Edward's Crochet Imaginarium and capture our friends and family in Edward's Crochet Doll Emporium, Kerry Lord is back with patterns for everyone's favourite pups in her new book Edward's Menagerie: Dogs. Including patterns for 50 classic dog breeds, Kerry also shows you how to adapt the patterns so you can perfectly capture your own furry best friend in crochet form. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques needed, this book is perfect for all skill levels. Illustrated by irresistible lifestyle photography featuring the crochet dogs alongside their real life muses, this book would make a pawsome gift for crafters and devoted dog-lovers alike. The 50 classic dog breeds featured include: Afghan Hound, Bedlington Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Husky, Basset Hound, German Shepherd, Scottie Dog, Weimaraner, Labrador, Poodle, Westie, Red Setter, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pug, Dachshund, Dalmatian, Collie, Springer Spaniel, Schnauzer, Chinese Crested, Old English Sheepdog, Shih Tzu, Boxer, Chihuahua, French Bulldog, Chow Chow, English Bull Terrier, English Bulldog, Puli, Whippet, Dogue de Bordeaux, Samoyed, Wolfhound, Pekingese, Border Terrier, Shar Pei, Lakeland Terrier, Corgi, American Water Spaniel, Mudi, Rottweiler, Beagle, Mastiff and Newfoundland and more!

Edward's Menagerie Over 40 Soft and Snuggly Toy Animal Crochet Patterns

Edward's Menagerie Over 40 Soft and Snuggly Toy Animal Crochet Patterns

Author: Kerry Lord Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/10/2018

An adorable collection of over 40 cute and snuggly crochet animals to stitch - ideal as gifts for babies and children or just to make for fun! The patterns are arranged by skill level - beginner, intermediate and advanced. The advanced patterns are easy to master after stitching just one beginner and one intermediate. Fall in love and crochet this diverse range of cuddly creatures including: Seamus the Alpaca, Clarence the Bat, Bridget the Elephant, Rufus the Lion, Claudia the Saddleback Pig and many more - one you've made one you'll want to stitch the whole menagerie.

Edward's Crochet Doll Emporium Flip the mix-and-match patterns to make and dress your favourite people

Edward's Crochet Doll Emporium Flip the mix-and-match patterns to make and dress your favourite people

Author: Kerry Lord Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Design your own dolls with this amazing book of mix-and-match crochet patterns. Building up from the basic body, add hairstyles, hats, outfits and accessories to capture your family, friends and favourite people in crochet form. The flippable pages make it easy to follow the patterns in any combination. You could make a countless number of different dolls, or you could make one doll with an extraordinary wardrobe. The book has two flip sections: First choose who you want to make with the top `head' flip - you could make your mum, grandad, sister, best friend, favourite actor or pop star - or even yourself! Next choose what they are going to be with the bottom `outfit' flip - with costumes for an astronaut and a princess, a ballerina and a footballer, a mermaid and a pirate, a surgeon, a punk and more. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques that are needed, this is perfect for beginners. In addition to the flip pattern pages, there are 12 pages of colour photography showing how easy it is to combine the different flip costumes with the additional hats, clothing and hairstyles to make impressive modifications such as a wizard or a bride and groom. With tips on choosing the right skin tones, styling hair and adding facial features, the only limit is your imagination!

Edward's Menagerie: Birds Over 40 soft toy patterns for crochet birds

Edward's Menagerie: Birds Over 40 soft toy patterns for crochet birds

Author: Kerry Lord Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2015

Be prepared for forty fine-feathered friends to fly off your hook and put their feet up on your coffee table. Kerry Lord's Edward's Menagerie was a runaway success and now she's back with Birds. You'll be happy as a lark as your crochet your way through this colourful collection of birds, including a bashful Flamingo, romance-writing Owl and a politically incorrect Pheasant. Read all about these kooky characters, their adorations and aversions, daydreams and delusions, then crochet them for everyone you know friends and family. Each bird can be crocheted in four different sizes making over 160 different pattern possibilities - so pick your first project and get started! The patterns use basic stitches, are grouped by difficulty and include step-by-step technical guides for beginners, so there's no excuse to chicken out. These loveable birds are quick to make using a supersoft yarn in a sophisticated colour palette, and will become your best friends as their larger-than-life personalities and easy-to-use techniques get their claws into you.

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