The popular Japanese amigurumi style of adorable crochet animals is captured in this thorough how-to that features eight whimsical critters. Instructions on crocheting a bear, bunny, cat, dog, elephant, giraffe, hippo, and monkey delve into how to assemble the animals, and notes and tips on the crochet techniques used are included. These fun, intermediate-level projects are created with worsted-weight yarn and stuffed with fiberfill. The book details how to add finishing touches, such as 12- or 15-millimeter safety eyes, and the finished dolls range in size from 12 to 18 inches tall.
Simply Cute Elephant 2 Simply Sweet Bunny Rabbit 6 Simply Cute Kitty Cat 12 Simply Cute Dog 17 Simply Sweet Giraffe 22 Teddy Bear for Hugs 27 Simply Cute Hippo 31 Simply Sweet Monkey 35 Stitch Guide 40
Teri Crews is a crafter and designer with more than 15 years of experience and is known especially for her teddy bears. She lives in the Chicago area.
Oct 13 Amigurumi animals are so popular with crocheters, and that popularity shows no sign of waning. So, if you're looking for yet more adorable animals to add to your collection, then here's some inspiration for you. Teri Crews's brilliant book contains eight intermediate patterns for an elephant, bunny rabbit, kitty cat, dog, giraffe, teddy bear, hippo and monkey, plus help for adding the oh-so-important finishing touches, such as facial features and accessories. The finished toys measure 30.5-45.5cm or 12-18in tall. * Knit Today *