Author: Yan Schenkel
Release Date: 2017-11
Meet Pica Pau and her amigurumi friends! They're charming, cheerful and cute, and once you get to know them, they'll never leave your heart. The gentle rhino, the energetic otter, the chatty crocodile, the dreamy donkey and many more: each and every one is a happy member of the Pica Pau band. Toy maker, character designer and crochet knitter Yan Schenkel has gathered many colorful amigurumi around her. In this book, she shares her love and knowledge of amigurumi crochet in 20 new designs, and she also gives away the secret ingredients that go into every single project. All patterns contain detailed instructions and are accompanied by step-by-step pictures and explanations of all techniques used, so both beginners and advanced crocheters can easily get acquainted with her amigurumi companions. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world and marvelous magic of Pica Pau and friends.
This whimsical collection features 25 dumpling-shaped crochet cats. Each is loaded with personality and accompanied by a photo and drawing as well as easy-to-follow instructions suitable for crocheters of any skill level.
"This unique crochet book follows the lives of cute critters in cocoons as they transform from tiny bugs to beautiful butterflies, ladybirds and dragonflies. It features 15 adorable crochet patterns for various butterflies, moths, ladybirds and beetles, as well as flowers and leaves for them to feed on and a special crocheted carry bag to keep the whole set safe. Each bug is accompanied by an enchanting story to bring its character to life."--
Handcrafted gifts are popular in today's world, and Amigurumi dolls are perfect gifts for babies and kids. This book includes clear patterns for toys made by talented Amigurumi designers. The designers from around the world offer toys that reflect their unique styles--featuring cat, rabbit, giraffe, doll, elephant, lion, bird, and much more.
Kyuuto! = Cute! Savvy crafters know that today's hippest designs hail from Japan. But it's near to impossible to find translated patterns. Or at least it used to be. With Amigurumi, we're proud to present the one of the first two books in our brand new Kyuuto! Japanese Crafts line. Amigurumi features small knit and crocheted creatures so cute you could cry. This book enjoyed huge success on its home shores. The pages burst with quirky color photographs, step-by-step directions, and helpful technical illustrations. At last, the appeal of authentic Japanese content with the ease of English instruction. Stay tuned for more in coming seasons!
Dim the lights, bring out your flashlight and quickly check underneath your bed: this new book will reveal the most adorable amigurumi monsters! Fourteen designers have released their inner Frankenhook. You'll see Solomon Sockeater munching on a pair of tights, YumYum sneaking inside your snack cupboard, Monster Mother soothing her babies with chilling tales of human snoring, Scaredy Eddy holding tight onto his teddy bear and Little Ellla hiding away in her monster suit, ready to spook them all! Beginners as well as advanced crocheters will be rewarded with the scarily cutest monsters you've ever seen! All patterns are accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions as well as explanations of all stitches used, and are easily customizable, so you can make an amigurumonster of your own.
Author: Sandrine Deveze
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Create a world of wonderful, whimsical creatures! Author Sandrine Deveze's distinctive and charming crocheted characters have won her devoted fans in France. Now, for the first time, her amigurumi patterns are available in English. * Her friendly, straightforward tutelage will guide you through the ins and outs of crochet if you're a newcomer to the craft (the adorable Little Owls pattern is designed especially for beginners), and more experienced crocheters will find fun challenges as well. * Twelve patterns for crocheting adorable, unique animals. * Designs include a pear, a rabbit, an unusual bird, a cat with a moustache, a series of woodland portraits, and more. From animals to sushi rolls, flights of fancy await you! * Accessible to both beginners and advanced crocheters. * Clear, detailed guidance for beginning crocheters and those new to crocheting in the round. * Illustrated stitch diagrams and photos. * Materials recommendations. * Helpful in-progress photographs for each pattern.
Explore Amigurumi, the Japanese art of crochet design, with 30 unique and darling patterns. Whether a novice or an experienced crocheter, anyone can pick up a needle and complete these cuddly creations. Author and amigurumi guru Lauren Espy inspires crocheters with her easy-to-follow patterns, pictures, and helpful instructions. Lauren always takes the patterns one step at a time to ensure that your finished product is as cute as the creation on the page! In Whimsical Stitches: A Modern Makers Book of Amigurumi Crochet Patterns, amigurumi is explored through thirty simple, fanciful patterns in a variety of themes, including: How Does Your Garden Grow At the Aquarium Down on the Farm At the Bakery Brighten a room with flowers that won't wilt, bring cheer to your table with colorful fruits that won't attract flies, and add cuddly friends to a baby's collection of favorite toys.
Following the international success of Magical Amigurumi Toys, designer Lilleliis has dreamt up 15 brand-new animal toys. In her new book Cuddly Amigurumi Toys she once again combines Japanese amigurumi techniques with the teddy bear tradition loved so much throughout Europe and her home country of Estonia to create cuddly companions for babies, toddlers, and school children. Simon the Horse and Lars the Little Dragon will gladly accompany little ones on their outings, and Klaus the Rabbit will come along too. In the meanwhile, Theodore the Teddy Bear and Mia the cow will be patiently waiting at home for their return. And there are many more soft animals to spark a lot of love and fun. With a couple of simple stitches and colorful yarn, you can start imagining your very own cuddly toys, inspired by and made for the little adventurers in our lives.
Master the popular art of Japanese Amigurumi and take your skills to the next level with this enchanting illustrated guide for creating pandas, rabbits, penguins, and other animals from the author of Ami Ami Dogs, Ami Ami Dogs 2, and Ami Ami Kittens. The Japanese art of Amigurumi—which translates to knitted stuff toy—is a crocheting technique that creates adorable stuffed animals with large heads and small bodies. In her previous books, Mitsuki Hoshi taught crocheters how to make cute Amigurumi dogs and cats. Now, she shows them how to knit a range of popular animals, including a chick, chicken, parakeet, penguin, panda, frog, pig, rabbit, mouse, and bear. Super Easy Amigurumi begins with basic crochet techniques to create four animals, each increasing in complexity: the chick, chicken, parakeet and penguin. Clear and easy photos demonstrating the fundamental crochet skills accompany and guide you through the instructional crochet charts. Starting off with basic crochet techniques for beginners and developing into more challenging patterns for experts, Super Easy Amigurumi is perfect for knitters of any level!
Welcome to the extraordinary world of amigurumi! This new book will take you on a crochet journey you'll never forget, and introduces 15 animal travel buddies who'll accompany you every step of the way. A curious monkey taking pictures with his camera, a polar bear getting a tan on the beach, a cat heading to the World Hula Hoop Championships, an elephant collecting seeds from all over the world or a book-loving bunny travelling to the far-away worlds of his imagination ... This book presents 15 easy and fully customizable crochet patterns for the most adorable and adventurous globetrotters, who all discover the world in their own way. The book covers a variety of skill levels, from beginner-friendly to suitable for advanced crocheters, and maps out all techniques and stitches used. So please put your yarn and crochet tools on the table in front of you and take a comfortable seat, you'll be departing on your next amigurumi adventure in a second!
Author: Isabelle Kessedjian
Publisher: David & Charles
Release Date: 2015-04-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
"Cute creatures with personality plus! Crochet yourself a family of fun furry animal friends that are guaranteed to make you smile. Instagram sensation Isabelle Kessedjian has created this adorable range of forest and farmyard animals with their very own stylish wardrobes - all in crochet! Using Isabelle's easy patterns, discover how to crochet your furry friends and then personalize them with your choice of clothing and accessories. Each animal is presented as a mini story to bring your new friend to life, with a whole heap of extras to complete each scene. Go on a day out with Family Rabbit and their baby Bunny, take a romantic trip to Paris with Koala and Panda, have fun on a camping trip with Bear complete with satchel and camera, explore the forest with Reindeer and Fox, and enjoy a feast with the pink and perky Pigs. These fantastic animals have bags of personality and as gifts will delight your family and friends - but you'll want to make a set for yourself first!"--
Author: Eriko Teranishi
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Release Date: 2018-07-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Make San-X characters and their accessories out of yarn! Amigurumi are cute crocheted stuffed animals from Japan. Combine amigurumi with San-X and you get the most adorable crocheted characters! This book of patterns with full-color photographs shows you how to make characters like Rilakkuma and friends, Tarepanda, Sumikkogurashi and more, plus their accessories.
The interest in Japanese amigurumi is explored in minature in this charming new title. Gorgeous and cute, these projects may be small but they are bursting with personality, making perfect gifts for friends and family. These tiny creatures can be used in a variety of imaginative ways--as key rings, jewelry accessories or just displayed as adorable trinkets in their own right. All the basic crochet techniques you will need are clearly explained along with step-by-step illustrations making Mini Crochet Creatures perfect for beginners upwards. Anyone unsure about working in this scale can simply practice with larger hooks and thicker yarn--the patterns are exactly the same. The animals are divided into six categories: farm, small, woodland, pet, sea and zoo so there is something for everyone from an elephant or a whale down to a squirrel, piglet, bunny and even a ladybird or butterfly!
Design your own dolls with this amazing book of mix-and-match crochet patterns. Building up from the basic body, add hairstyles, hats, outfits and accessories to capture your family, friends and favourite people in crochet form. The flippable pages make it easy to follow the patterns in any combination. You could make a countless number of different dolls, or you could make one doll with an extraordinary wardrobe. The book has two flip sections: First choose who you want to make with the top ‘head’ flip – you could make your mum, grandad, sister, best friend, favourite actor or pop star – or even yourself! Next choose what they are going to be with the bottom ‘outfit’ flip – with costumes for an astronaut and a princess, a ballerina and a footballer, a mermaid and a pirate, a surgeon, a punk and more. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques that are needed, this is perfect for beginners. In addition to the flip pattern pages, there are 12 pages of colour photography showing how easy it is to combine the different flip costumes with the additional hats, clothing and hairstyles to make impressive modifications such as a wizard or a bride and groom. With tips on choosing the right skin tones, styling hair and adding facial features, the only limit is your imagination!