Get your kawaii fix by learning to crochet these adorable, amigurumi-style friends with Crochet Characters Fun & Furry Animals. Includes materials for 2 projects to get you started immediately. Crochet your own heirloom collection of classic stuffed animals! Designed in the popular amigurumi style, a Japanese crochet art that emphasizes oversized featuresfor extra cuteness, this kit provides instructions for twelve adorable projects: a pink pig, a loving dog, a curious kitten, a silly monkey, and more. Included in the book is an introduction to the basic stitches, knots, and crochet techniques necessary for these projects, plus illustrated step-by-step instructions and ideas on how to customize each project to create a truly unique character. You’ll also get all the supplies you need to create your first two crocheted friends: a cuddly koala and a sweet bunny. Patterns range from easy to intermediate, and all projects take only a few hours to complete. Fun and easy, this crochet kit will inspire you to create a collection of stuffed animal friends you’ll enjoy for many years to come.
Kristen Rask owns the toy boutique Schmancy in downtown Seattle, Washington. She's a longtime crafter and the author of Creature Crochet, Yummy Crochet, Plush You! Lovable Misfits to Sew and Stuff, and Button and Stitch: Supercute Ways to Use Your Button Stash.