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Creating an Amigurumi of one’s own...
Amigurumi, the traditional Japanese art of knitted or crocheted stuffed figures, is a craft that is sweeping the country. In The Complete Idiot’s Guide(r) to Amigurumi crafters will learn the basic stitches of crochet, how to make basic shapes (heads, arms, legs, torsos), stuffing techniques, and embellishments such as hair, eyes, and tassels. They will also learn how to make flowers and vegetables, and will acquire the tools to be able to let their imaginations run wild and create their own unique and adorable Amigurumi.
- Easy-to-follow instructions and patterns for the absolute beginner
- The only book that teaches readers how to make their own Amigurumi (not just follow patterns)
- Includes several complete patterns
- Author is a foremost expert on Amigurumi
About the Author
June Gilbank is a crochet pattern designer, writer, blogger, and multi-crafter, whose work has been featured in the book Amigurumi Animals. She runs the PlanetJune craft blog and pattern store(planetjune.com) and has designed and self-published over 60 Amigurumi-style crochet patterns.