Adorably simple, enchantingly cute, crocheted critters are capturing hearts around the world. Called “amigurumi” in Japan, these charming little pets are easy and fun to make. This English-language pattern book shows you how to create amigurumi animals that are true expressions of your creative side. 12 patterns include cat, monkey, bear, frog, turtle and more.
Knitters will be delighted by the knitted world of Amy Gaines. Her toys are based on the Japanese craft trend of amigurumi (knitted or crocheted dolls). These very collectible designs are sure to be a hit with Amy's fans-grownups and children alike. This 112-page book features 23 adorable knitted creatures, including:. A Woodland Set-Squirrel, Owl, Mouse, Hedgehog, and Acorn. A Garden Gnome. A Birdhouse with Birds. An Ocean Set-Octopus, Whale, Crab, and Turtle . A set of true amigurumi-style critters-Bunny, Pig, and Bear. Plus, a more realistic group of animals-Sheep, Duck, and Bunny
Create these frighteningly adorable characters for Halloween. This collection includes Frankenstein’s monster, Count Dracula, witch, cat, pumpkin, ghost and creepy crawly spider.
All animals are made with size G hook and worsted-weight yarn, and are stuffed with polyester fiberfill.
Buttons and small parts can be a hazard to small children. To be safe, all animals intended for use as toys should have embroidered eyes.
Amigurumi Little Friends - This is another fun pattern from Gourmet Crochet. "Crochet this group of little friends with scraps of worsted weight yarn. Called amigurumi in Japan - translation is knitted dolls - little crocheted animals and dolls have become a favourite of collectors worldwide. This collection includes Bridgette Bear, Cattarina Ballerina, Malcolm Mouse, Felicia Firefly, Karla Koala, Florian Frog and Bailey Beagle. Suitable for intermediate skill level.