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Charming yarns spun around a series of artist-made knitted creatures provide entertainment as well as warmhearted life lessons. The curious creatures with unusual problems arrive daily at Dr Knit's laboratory and consulting rooms. The solutions he provides will engage and amuse the reader. Enjoy the tale of the owl whose impaired vision turns out to be due to the fact that he is blind to love, and whose enlightenment clears his vision. Or read about the cupcake whose sadness, despite her impressive shoe collection, is the result of the baker forgetting to make her a hearteasily solved by Dr Knit with a little cake-colored knitted heart. Each case study is illustrated with photographs and illustrations that bring the stories to life, while the patterns for the characters and their accessories are supplied at the back of the book.
Spanish artist, designer and writer Arturo Azcona lives in London and works for fashion company Issey Miyake. He first launched Dr. Knit and the Knitting Laboratory as a series of art exhibitions in 2009. Since their creation, Dr. Knit, the Knitting Laboratory, and the creatures and their stories have become a huge success, appealing to children and adults alike. People of all ages are entranced by the strange creatures, all of whom have a problem that Dr. Knit resolves for them in his Knitting Laboratory.