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Knitting Mochimochi: 20 Super-Cute Strange Designs for Knitted Amigurumiby Anna Hrachovec
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Toys, people Who doesn't love toys? They make you smile, give you something to squeeze and hug, and can even sit on the couch and watch TV with you. But could the toy be a couch, or anold-fashioned television? Is that too weird? Not if the toy is mochimochi, the super-cute and strange knitted toys author Anna Hrachovec created after fallingi n love with the bizarre character designsthat are popular in Japan.
A mochimochi can be anything, from fearsome baby gators to pigs with beehive hairdos, from the toe-nibbling monster slippers to an assortment of itty-bittyhamsters, micro mountains, and human beans complete with comb-overs
And what knitter doesn't need a diversion from the usual socks, hats, and scarves? Many of these toys take less than an hour to make.Don't worry, even a beginner can learn to knit mochimochi. If your toy comes out a little lumpy, it'll only add to its personality
Whether it's a bite-free bed bug, a smilingsmokestack, or a grouchy couch--these 20 toys are quirkier than teddy bears but every bit as adorable.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
An assortment of Japanese-style knitted toy projects for beginner and intermediate knitters shares instructions for acquiring basic supplies and mastering various craft techniques, providing additional tips for creating original designs. Original.
About the Author
Anna Hrachovec launched her knitted toy patterns in 2007. Her creations have been featured on "The Martha Stewart Show" and exhibited in galleries worldwide.
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