Author(s): Gyles Brandreth
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Novelty jumpers are firmly back in fashion and now you can make your own - give them to friends and family, or keep them for yourself. Famous for the distinctive jumpers he wore on breakfast television in the 1970s and 80s, Gyles Brandreth, together with his daughter Saethryd, has designed new, modern patterns and brought to life some of the classic designs of his past. All will get your fingers itching to pick up your needles. Knitted entirely in stocking stitch, and accompanied by detailed charts that show you how to create the witty and inventive motifs, the designs come with a section of tips and techniques that mean even beginner knitters can have a go with confidence. So whether you fancy making his & her 'tuxedos' for you and a loved one, a fluffy poodle for someone special or a birthday cake to celebrate a significant anniversary, there are jumpers for everyone and for every occasion.
Gyles Brandreth is a former MP, reporter on The One Show and not-so-secret knitting fan. He has performed on the West End, wrote bestseller The 7 Secrets of Happiness and is a regular on Radio 4's Just a Minute. He co-authored The Lost Art of Having Fun with his daughter, Saethryd Brandreth, and they are joining forces again on Novelty Knits.