Design your own crazy critters with this amazing book of mix-and-match crochet patterns. Choose the body parts that take your fancy from our extensive selection and use your favourite colours. Add stripes, spots or scales, and then turn to the sew-on extras section to select hair, eyes, horns, wings or tails... The flippable pages make it easy for you to follow the patterns in any combination. With 30 heads, one basic body, and 30 different pairs of arms and legs, projects are crocheted in one go from the top down. 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 30 pages of colour photography showing a selection of finished creatures to inspire you.
This amazing collection of sea creatures to crochet will enchant children and adults alike. Inside this fun, colourful book there are 12 aquatic friends from all over the world to choose from, each with a distinct personality. The projects vary in level of complexity and there is a comprehensive techniques section to help you learn all the necessary skills. Each project includes beautifully drawn crochet charts and detailed instructions. Along the way the reader will also learn some interesting and sometimes surprising facts about these fascinating creatures.
Looking for a great gift for a special youngster? Choose from 10 adorable stuffed animals and pair them with 10 practical items such as blankets, hats, and bibs for the perfect baby-gift combo. How about a kissable koala wrapped in a blanket--or a huggable mouse paired with a baby's bib! Each toy--including a cool truck--is the perfect size to be carried and cuddled by toddlers. With patterns just right for the novice, this book offers plenty for crocheters of all levels.
Fall in love with cheery little birds that add the perfect touch of whimsy to these simple, practical items. The magic happens with a unique style of raw-edge applique that's similar to free-motion quilting, as if you were sketching with thread. Let your creativity soar with 11 quick projects. Get the look of hand embroidery without the handwork--almost all the stitching is done by machine! Stitch patchwork patterns including a pillow, place mat, coaster, tote bag, and small quilts Make personalized gifts for housewarmings, holidays, babies, and birthdays--this technique works well on many types of projects Add crochet edging to several projects if you wish (instructions are included)
Having shown us how to master monsters in Edward’s Crochet Imaginarium and capture our friends and family in Edward’s Crochet Doll Emporium, Kerry Lord is back with patterns for everyone’s favourite pups in her new book Edward’s Menagerie: Dogs. Including patterns for 50 classic dog breeds, Kerry also shows you how to adapt the patterns so you can perfectly capture your own furry best friend in crochet form. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques needed, this book is perfect for all skill levels. Illustrated by irresistible lifestyle photography featuring the crochet dogs alongside their real life muses, this book would make a pawsome gift for crafters and devoted dog-lovers alike. The 50 classic dog breeds featured include: Afghan Hound, Bedlington Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Husky, Basset Hound, German Shepherd, Scottie Dog, Weimaraner, Labrador, Poodle, Westie, Red Setter, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pug, Dachshund, Dalmatian, Collie, Springer Spaniel, Schnauzer, Chinese Crested, Old English Sheepdog, Shih Tzu, Boxer, Chihuahua, French Bulldog, Chow Chow, English Bull Terrier, English Bulldog, Puli, Whippet, Dogue de Bordeaux, Samoyed, Wolfhound, Pekingese, Border Terrier, Shar Pei, Lakeland Terrier, Corgi, American Water Spaniel, Mudi, Rottweiler, Beagle, Mastiff and Newfoundland and more!
Grab your yarn and go wild! All you need is a hook and yarn to create the most adorable stuffed animals you'll ever meet. Huggable Crochet has patterns for 19 different animals measuring from twelve to eighteen inches (thirty to forty-six centimeters). These cute and full-sized creates range from the everyday to the exotic, from the farm to the jungle—and beyond! Crochet a snuggly squirrel, cow, penguin, dolphin, lion, giraffe, koala and more! Plus, see each pattern done in two different color schemes: realistic and fanciful. With simple stitches and construction techniques shown in the book, you will quickly be on your way to crocheting a cuddly kingdom that animal lovers of all ages will adore.
This gorgeous collection of wild animals to crochet will enchant children and adults alike. Inside this fun, colourful book there are 14 feral friends from all over the world to choose from, each with a very distinct personality. The projects vary in level of complexity and there is a comprehensive and straightforward techniques section to help you learn the necessary skills. Along the way you will also learn some interesting and surprising facts about these fascinating creatures.
A picture safari around the world which shows a giant polar bear hunting seals on a frosty iceberg, cheeky monkeys swinging through the trees of the steamy rainforest, huge, hairy yaks trudging through the Himalayas and shoals of brilliantly coloured fish darting through a coral reef. The earth is teeming with extraordinary, strange or beautiful creatures. This work allows children to discover nearly 400 different species and find out information about each one. The book combines photographs of individual specimens with the late Ken Lilley's detailed animal paintings.
Author: Ana Paula Rimoli
Release Date: 2011-04-19
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Crocheters everywhere fell in love with the quirky toys in Amigurumi World and Amigurumi Two! Now Ana Paula Rímoli presents the third book in her best-selling series. Sparkling with playful ideas inspired by her children, this wildly imaginative collection will tickle kids of all ages. Choose from more than 25 irresistible toys that stitch up quickly Catch Ana's creative zaniness--put a grin on a silly hot dog, stitch a princess frog with a water-lily throne, make mom and baby koalas, create a tugboat, and more Find step-by-step instructions, great photos, and lots of funny friends
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.
Go a little wild as you stitch everything from lions and tigers to bears and baboons. Featuring organic materials, these imaginative toys are perfect for children of all ages. You can even create felt bananas, leaves, and other zoo food, plus zany zookeepers all dressed for the part. Choose from more than 16 playful patterns for crochet; stitch one or two animals or construct an entire zoo set for a special gift Bring your zoo animals to life with clever details and ideas for customizing, such as shaggy manes, felt stripes, and embroidered paws Complete each beautifully illustrated design in just a few hours using basic crochet skills
Author: Ana Paula Rimoli
Release Date: 2014-11-11
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Quirky, lovable, and completely irresistible, these amigurumi patterns are sure to get you hooked on crochet. With designs by best-selling author Ana Paula Rímoli, you can quickly create a menagerie of soft and silly toys. Discover 72 projects all packed into one value-priced book Enjoy favorite designs from Ana's top-selling books Amigurumi World, Amigurumi Toy Box, and Amigurumi Two! Stitch friendly faces and goofy grins on forest friends, undersea creatures, a tea set, tool set, tugboat, and much, much more Achieve instant success using crochet stitches simple enough for the complete novice