Amigurumi for Beginners: Learn to Crochet Creative Figures with 20 Easy Patterns (Paperback)

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Amigurumi for Beginners: Learn to Crochet Creative Figures with 20 Easy Patterns (Paperback)


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Create beautiful amigurumi critters—even if you've never crocheted before!

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting stuffed toys—and it's easy to make your own with this fun project book for beginners! Inside, you'll find expert guidance and stitch-by-stitch instructions to help you craft adorable amigurumi, from pudgy penguins to four-limbed foxes.
  • Crochet for beginners—Find photos of every creature along with tips for the essential supplies and techniques, so you can jump right into amigurumi, no experience necessary.
  • Cute and cuddly patterns—Build a whole menagerie of creatures to keep, gift, and share with 20 patterns for cats, dogs, frogs, and more.
  • Grow your skills—All of these projects are designed for beginners, but still offer a range of complexity so you can get better at crochet as you work through the book.

Begin your journey into the whimsical world of amigurumi with this crochet book for beginners.
JULIA SIMPSON is a crochet designer, stuffed animal lover, and self-professed nerd who lives in North Vancouver, Canada. In 2017, Julia started her crochet business, Wayward Pineapple Creations, where she shares her amigurumi patterns, crochet tips, and doll photography.
Product Details ISBN: 9781638073079
ISBN-10: 1638073074
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 2022
Pages: 152
Language: English
"I'm in love with the book and highly recommend it for amigurumi beginners for a few reasons: 1) You can learn to crochet amigurumi from scratch with Julia's easy-to-follow and very detailed step-by-step instructions. 2) So many special techniques are there to help you master your amigurumi skills while crocheting easy and cute amigurumi creatures. 3) There are so many options of animals in the book to crochet, and you'll also learn the basic knowledge of forming the shapes that structure the toys so that you can explore deeper in this art after finishing the book! This is a great option to start your journey of making amigurumi!" —Joy Pham Sontakke, crochet toy designer, Anvi's Granny Handicrafts

"Amigurumi for Beginners is the perfect first crochet book for yarn artists. Even if you have never picked up a hook, this book will set you on the path to mastering (and loving) crochet. Julia does a brilliant job of teaching the basics of crochet, including finding tools, and basic stitches. Then she helps budding artists use their new skills to create adorable plushies as their very first projects. If you have always wanted to crochet critters, this book will be your guide." —Kati Brown, professional amigurumi crochet artist & designer

"Creating amigurumi can feel so intimidating, but Julia has taken her years of experience as an ami designer and made it possible for even beginning crocheters to whip up adorable crocheted creatures. With clear instructions and photo tutorials, Amigurumi for Beginners will have you hooking up a menagerie, saying, 'look what I made,' and impressing your friends in no time." —Pamela Grice, Crochet CEO, founder of Crochetpreneur® and designer at Made with a Twist