Tue 19 Apr 2011
I am just back from my annual spring trip to London and I have Royal Wedding fever. I know I know. But it is great to have a feel-good event these days.
Leading up to the wedding on April 29, I am going to feature a few posts about the wedding – and some interesting and curious items that have been created to commemorate the event. To kick it off, I have to comment on what I think is the best way to mark the occasion – knit the wedding party.
Yep, the book, Knit Your Own Royal Wedding, offers step-by-step instructions on how to knit miniature versions of Prince William, Kate and other members of the royal family.
Knit Your Own Royal Wedding is described on Amazon: “Fiona Goble’s lovely and humorous characters and instantly recognizable, from the bride’s broad smile and sparkling engagement ring to the groom’s dashing uniform (complete with tiny sequin orders and medals). We’ve included suggestions for creating a selection of customized guests, too, so you can use your own creativity in putting them together. With a backdrop of Westminster Abbey included, so that you can display your creations in authentic surroundings, Knit Your Own Royal Wedding is funny, cute, and easy enough for even a knitting novice to tackle – go on, get our your needles and help your favorite royals tie the knot!”
The knit version of the Queen includes a corgi and her ubiquitous purse – maybe now we can find out what she keeps in there.