The Mary Frances Knitting and Crocheting Book by Jane Eayre FryerWhen a 36 year old school teacher from Merchantville, New Jersey wrote the first Mary Frances book in , little did she know the lasting legacy she would leave and that years later, her books would still be enjoyed, collected and adored. Combining fact and fancy for a complete course in home economics, her innovative concept was to teach useful things in an entertaining way. The Mary Frances books were not mere storybooks to be read and cast aside; these were instruction books, in story form, designed to teach valuable life skills to youthful readers in a playful manner. In 7 volumes, Jane Eayre Fryer leads Mary Frances through great adventures with the Kitchen People, the Thimble People, the Paper Doll family, the Garden People, the Brave family, and the Knitting Peopleand as Mary Frances learns cooking, sewing, housekeeping, gardening, first aid, knitting and crocheting from her fairy helpers, the reader learns right along with her. These th Anniversary Editions of the Mary Frances books have been carefully restored, updated and expanded for the 21st century. Obsolete yarns and outdated needle sizes have been replaced with current equivalents. With fresh typesetting, digitally enhanced graphics, and a lovely larger format, the Mary Frances books have never looked better!
The Mary Frances Story Book, by Jane Eayre Fryer – Audiobook
The Mary Frances Knitting and Crocheting Book
Mary Frances here. It is so cute! Crow Shay here. I love to teach anything about crocheting and I will teach you how to stiffen this basket. Some people are intimidated about crocheting with thread instead of yarn…but the stitches are the same…just on a smaller scale. It makes the crochet work very stiff so that it feels like a real basket and holds its shape. I used an orange for a mold.
Internet Archive Page. M4B Audiobook MB. If you are not in the USA, please verify the copyright status of these works in your own country before downloading, otherwise you may be violating copyright laws. Download cover art Download CD case insert. Mary Frances is a little girl whose Aunt Maria intends to teach her to knit and crochet, but she's very strict and demanding. It's a good thing the Knitting People are around to help Mary Frances out!