Learn all about the super-popular Japanese trend of crocheting cute creatures with Cute & Cuddly Crochet, and then make your own adorable stuffed animals!
Author and artist Lauren Bergstrom provides 12 step-by-step projects for crocheting popular, trendy, huggable animals, such as a flamingo, a dinosaur, an elephant, an octopus, a red panda, a fox, a narwhal, and more.
While amigurumi animals are often very small, this book features instructions and tips for crocheting larger plushie animals that are perfect for baby gifts, birthday gifts for kids, home decor, and more. While crocheting a larger animal may sound intimidating or like more work, it isn’t! Included in the book are helpful hints for working with bulky yarn, as well as how to stuff the animals.
Amigurumi Animals also offers a guide for crochet basics, such as crochet techniques, stitches, how to do color changes, materials and where to source them, and much more. Accompanying the book are helpful videos from the author, with QR codes in the book for easy access.
Perfect for beginners to crocheting, crafters, makers, DIYers, teen artists, and others, Cute & Cuddly Crochet will have you hooked on crocheting in no time!
The Art Makers series is designed for beginning artists and arts-and-crafts enthusiasts who are interested in experiencing fun hands-on mediums, including polymer clay and embroidery.
Also available from the series:Empowered Embroidery, Polymer Clay for Beginners, Papier Mache, Make Cute Stuff with Polymer Clay, and Polymer Clay Jewelry.
Lauren Bergstrom was born and raised in South Africa and has been doodling and crocheting cute things for as long as she can remember. When she’s not drawing or painting, she spends her time designing crochet patterns for little stuffed animals at mohumohu.com and making video games with her partner at Studio Any Percent. She lives in Canada with her family, in a small home filled with cute and fluffy things. Lauren is the author of 101 Super Cute Things to Draw and Amigurumi Animals, both from Walter Foster Publishing.