Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Have Fun This Summer With The ALEX Toys - Craft, Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting Kit
About the Product
The ALEX Toys - Craft, Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting Kit, lets kids create fabulously fuzzy accessories. Make a headband, fingerless gloves, bracelets and more! The kit contains (6) bright colors of soft fuzzy yarn, plastic knitting needles, plastic sewing needle and illustrated instructions with lots of fun, easy project ideas. This knitting kit comes packed in a beautiful keepsake tin. The ALEX Toys - Craft, Fuzzy Wuzzy Knitting Kit is recommended for children age 7 and up. ALEX Toys takes the mission of providing children with quality creative products that foster personal expression and build self-esteem to heart! ALEX products are currently sold in over 80 countries worldwide in specialty toy and retail shops.
My Take on this Kit
Alex Toys sent a box of colorful and fuzzy yarns, two knitting needles , and sewing needle and a booklet of directions in a colorful metal storage case. My oldest daughter and I sat down with the yarn and directions and proceeded to follow the excellent directions and begin a project in the booklet. She was going to make a headband.
The directions were not only written, but had illustrations too. There was a web site you could use for video directions too.
The booklet included projects for: bows, headbands, gloves , a purse, and directions for making tassels and pom-poms. There were explicit directions for knitting-casting on, the knit stitch, and casting off. Another section showed how to fix mistakes and changing colors. Once these basics are learned , there would be many booklets your child would be able to use to make more advanced projects.
The yarn was thick, colorful and fuzzy. It will make great projects. With summer here there is time to explore crafts in depth and knitting is something my oldest daughter has wanted to learn.
If you are looking for a gift for a child who enjoys crafts, this may be one to think about seriously.
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