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25 Amigurumi Animals
Amigurumi is the hot new crochet/knitting craze from Japan that is taking the world by storm. Using the Japanese double ring technique, avid crocheters and knitters are producing these quirky, cuddly toys by the hundreds. The only rules are that they must be small, and they must be cute!
With this adorable collection of amigurumi designs you can create a unique menagerie of lovable knitted animals, ideal as gifts for your friends and family. The book includes the basic techniques for assembling your animals, step-by-step photographs, and a projects section with 25 imaginative designs to try.
The unique projects include:
Unbearably Cute Teddies Puppies and Kittens Pandas and Penguins Bats and Things with Wings Creepy Crawlies Sea Creatures
Annie Obaachan is passionate about amigurumi and all things crochet. She graduated from Bunka Fashion College, Tokyo in 2003. She has worked at several knitting companies and has contributed to many major craft books. Annie lives in Japan.
Amigurumi is the popular new Japanese crochet technique for making cloth toys--and Super Cute
shows needlecrafters how to master it! Using the Japanese double ring technique, readers learn how to create 25 quirky and cuddly tiny toy animals out of crochet yarn. The only rules amigurumi crafters must follow is to make their creations small--roughly four to six inches long--and, of course, cute. Super Cute
shows basic techniques for assembling amigurumi animals with instructive text, diagrams, and step-by-step color photos. The book's 25 imaginative animal designs include:
Exceptionally cute teddy bears Puppies and kittens Pandas and penguins Bats and things with wings Creepy crawlies Sea creatures
Each instruction unit specifies needed yarns, tools, and various extra materials, such as plastic eyes, colored embroidery threads, buttons, and ribbons. Filled with diagrams and photos.