Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Barbie Doll and Me: 45 Playful Matching Designs for Knitting [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 17.47  
Retail Value $ 24.95  
You Save $ 7.49  (30%)  
Item Number 260089  
Buy New $17.47
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Barbie Doll and Me: 45 Playful Matching Designs for Knitting by Nicky Epstein, Jeffrey Quilter, Matthew Reinhart, Mona Rejino, Robert Pomeroy, Fikret Berkes & Raymond E. Feist...

What girl doesn't want to dress just like her favorite doll? People really love Barbie-as the success of Nicky Epstein's Crochet for Barbie Dollr and Knits for Barbie Dollr so clearly proved. Following on the heels of those bestsellers, Epstein, one of today's hottest knitwear designers, has come up with a new twist: matching ensembles for Barbie and her young owners, too. They're enjoyable to knit, make great gifts, and even beginning knitters can complete many of these 20 fun garments and accessories. Choose from colorful everyday clothing and "fantasy" wear, including tankinis, sweater and hat sets, a go-go dress, flower-power poncho, fairy costume, tutu, and more. There are even some patterns for adults, and for male admirers.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   143
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 9" Height: 10.25"
Weight:   1.65 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 28, 2005
Publisher   Sixth&Spring Books
ISBN  1931543631  
ISBN13  9781931543637  

Availability  0 units.

More About Nicky Epstein, Jeffrey Quilter, Matthew Reinhart, Mona Rejino, Robert Pomeroy, Fikret Berkes & Raymond E. Feist

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Nicky Epstein is a prolific crochet and knitwear designer, the author of numerous bestselling books on crochet and knitting, and a popular teacher who travels nationally and internationally to lecture and give workshops on knitting and crochet technique. She has created designs for many yarn manufacturers, and her work is frequently published in knitting and crochet magazines, including Vogue(r) Knitting, Vogue(r) Knitting, Crochet, and Knit Simple . In 2005 she received a prestigious award from The National NeedleArts Association, and in 2006 her work was featured in a retrospective fashion show at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City, where she lives.

Nicky Epstein currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > General
2Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Knitting
3Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Toymaking

Reviews - What do customers think about Barbie Doll and Me: 45 Playful Matching Designs for Knitting?

Barbie Doll and Me by Nicky Epstein  Jan 5, 2007
I have been buying quite a few of Nicky Epsteins books and have found this book to be up to her excellent high standard of quality design, instructions and gorgeous photos which both myself and my grandaughters love looking at to choose which outfit to make next.
Great patterns for the whole family  Jan 7, 2006
This book goes far beyond Barbie. It has become my favorite knitting pattern book!

The doll patterns are adorable, but usually call for tiny amounts of fine-gauge, hard-to-find yarns. I personally am not planning to knit a doll sweater. If you are a Barbie Doll lover though, you will certainly find some wonderful things to make.

But the book also has patterns for girls, boys, women and men (one "Dad" sweater). Nicky Epstein has some wonderful techniques in her patterns which make for beautifully finished sweaters. I am at the advanced-beginner level, and her book makes it easy to turn out professional looking sweaters by using methods like a three-needle bind-off at the shoulders, and making sleeves by picking up stitches at the shoulder and knitting down toward the cuff.

The writer suggest specific yarns to use, but she also gives you plenty of information about gauge and yardage so that it is easy to substitute a different yarn.

My daughter and I love to look through the book and pick out our "next" patterns. There are lots of matching mother and daughter patterns (plus doll, of course) which look equally nice on women and girls. I have already made the father-and-son rugby sweaters, and my next project will be a soft little cardigan for my daughter, with a fluffy collar and cuffs and matching fluffy headband. For myself I would like to make the raglan sleeved turtleneck.

Nicky Epstein has some awesome knitting books out on embellishments and edges, and home decor. I wish she would write some more sweater patterns too, because she makes it very easy to make a great looking garment.

Write your own review about Barbie Doll and Me: 45 Playful Matching Designs for Knitting

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Barbie Doll and Me: 45 Playful Matching Designs for Knitting

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy