Allison Hoffman designs amigurumi patterns from her studio in Austin, Texas and her work has since been seen everywhere from The Martha Stewart Show to Conan, as well as in art exhibits around the United States. She is frequently featured in both pop-culture and craft publications, such as Crochet Today, Interweave Crochet, BoingBoing.net, PerezHilton.com and more. She blogs at CraftyisCool.com and designs patterns for several yarn companies.
Praise for Allison Hoffman and AmiguruME: When Allison made a crocheted doll with my likeness, I knew that I had truly made it. She is to crochet what Tupac is to rap.--Conan O'BrienAllison is a crafting genius. Of all the gifts that have been bestowed on me, I have to say the doll she made to look like me is my favorite. --Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of The Roots and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Allison is the queen of crocheted characters. --Vickie Howell, designer, craft book author, and TV personality