Friday, 26 June 2015

Review: 'Knit Your Own Dog: The Second Litter' by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne

Knit Your Own Dog: The Second Litter by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne, 2012, Black Dog and Leventhal, $14.95, softbound, 176 pages. Cover: good. Category/Genre: How-to, Crafts. Where we got it: publisher. Where you can get it: AmazonBarnes and NobleBooks-A-Million

The follow-up to Muir and Osborne's Knit Your Own Dog and Knit Your Own Cat, this book includes the knitting patterns for 25 more pedigree dogs. 

The authors suggest a number of uses for these crafted canines: you can stage your own miniature dog show; comfort someone who's lost a beloved pet; give one to someone who's longing for a dog of their own; or pay tribute to an old furry pal. 

The authors also include helpful hints and tips on how to make your creation unique. Categories include toy, utility, terriers, sporting, and working dogs.

If you like this one, try: Knit Your Own Pet, by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne (for knitters of all levels). 

You may find the authors on Facebook and Twitter, or buy their knitwear, books, and stationery at Muir and Osborne


  1. Wow! Those look great. I am a needle felt artist and create realistic dogs, but would not have thought it could be done through knitting.

  2. Knitting is apparently a more versatile craft than any of us thought!