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Super Happy Crochet Cute

Elisabeth A. Doherty


List Price: 14.95*
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Crochet is not just about ponchos and scarves anymore: it's about "amigurumi," a hip new craft trend These Japanese-inspired dolls have motivated crocheters everywhere to grab their hooks and create collections of irresistibly funky-cute creatures. Elisabeth Doherty, one of today's hottest amigurumi designers, is here to show readers how they, too, can get in on the fun. She explains basic and advanced stitches; shows how to make the critters forms by crocheting in the round; gives advice on yarns and stuffing; and offers tips on embroidering facial features and embellishments. Start with an easy cupcake, move on to a palm-sized mouse, and work up to the more challenging and spectacular projects, like a punk rock bunny or a beatnik kittycomplete with black turtleneck, beret, and goatee.

Lark Books (NC), 9781600590177, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2007