Knitters of all skill levels will love to make this charming, fun mini safari park scene. Sachiyo Ishii has created 27 delightful mini knitted creatures and a safari mat, arched gateway, four-by-four and camper van to complete the scene. It is easy to knit with one basic pattern and sewing up guide for most of the animals, and uses small amounts of readily available yarn. There are clear, simple knitting patterns and step by step photographs and instructions for all other techniques such as sewing up, stuffing and basic embroidery.
Sachiyo Ishii was born and raised in Japan. She was a money broker on Wall Street and in London before discovering the joy of handicraft after her second son was born. She learned dressmaking and Waldorf doll making and has been designing and creating dolls and toys ever since. She teaches knitting, doll making, wet and dry felting, sewing, crochet and spinning, among other crafts. She has authored a number of titles for Search Press and her work regularly appears in knitting magazines. Sachiyo lives in Sussex with her husband and two sons. Visit her website at www.knitsbysachi.com.