"Make amazing animal hats with these easy-level patterns & amigurumi-style crochet"--Back cover.
Author: Linda Wright
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Meet a menagerie of amazing animal hats in this exciting collection for ages 6 through adult! These easy-level patterns will show you how to use basic stitches, simple shapes and common yarns to make incredible critters and have tons of fun! Amigurumi is a cute and cartoony style of crochet using the single crochet stitch. This book contains 20 patterns in 3 sizes to fit head circumferences from 18" to 24," a key to pattern-reading and 170 color photographs including step-by-step stitch tutorials plus various views of completed projects. Clearly written instructions are provided so that crocheters of any level can achieve success. This delightful set of unisex hat patterns includes a magnificent snow leopard, rhinoceros, octopus, lion, tiger, bald eagle and bear; a whimsical flamingo, penguin, ladybug, frog, and bee; an amazing mallard, owl, turtle and shark; plus a lovable dog, cat, rabbit and sheep. These hats feature cozy ear flaps or attached scarves and patterns designed so that you can interchange these elements---or omit either to make any hat as a beanie. Amigurumi animal hats are fun for campus wear, snowy slopes, sports events or anywhere! Youngsters, oldsters and hipsters alike will love these spirited hats to show their style, stay super warm and make someone smile!
In this book you will find not only a charming selection of crochet patterns to create scrabbling beetles, beautiful bugs and fluttering butterfly crochet amigurumi, but also a wonderful story to read out loud and ponder on: a tale about ...
Author: Lydia Tresselt
Publisher: David and Charles
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Hello bug lovers and crochet adventurers! Grab your research equipment (magnifying glass, flask of tea, crochet hook, scissors and yarn) and follow us into a world full of magic and science, a microcosm of tiny creatures and big dreams! In this book you will find not only a charming selection of crochet patterns to create scrabbling beetles, beautiful bugs and fluttering butterfly crochet amigurumi, but also a wonderful story to read out loud and ponder on: a tale about growing up; accepting change and the power of dreams. Watch tiny creatures hatching from their eggs, look on as they munch through a green world, and be astonished at their marvelous transformations when they finally slip out of their cocoons. The wings and hats are interchangeable so you can use the patterns in this book to create new outfits for your little insect friends. Give your caterpillar a new set of wings for every day of the week, or cover your beetle in the most colourful wing suits. Be inspired by nature to make creatures of your own creation. It's a great little world full of possibilities. We wish you lots of fun on your journey of discovery and learning!