Publisher: K and J Publishing
Crochet pattern to create a pink little girl doll. The doll can be made using any yarn you wish. Choose a hook size that matches the yarn. Materials which you can use: (not included) 3.00 mm hook 4 ply yarn (cream, pink, dark pink and red) Mohair yarn (light pink for hair) Black embroidery floss Polyester fiberfill Two 4 mm black beads for eyes or other eyes as desired Tapestry needle Sewing needle and thread for attaching eyes Size: Pink Little Lady is 4.5 inches/ 11.5 cm high (excluding the rabbit ears)
Author: Kerry Lord
Publisher: David & Charles
Features simple crochet patterns for a variety of animals with each animal having a universal pattern that can create four different sizes.
Author: Silke Bosbach
Publisher: A&C Black
Shibori is one of the richest textile movements in the world and is currently undergoing a revival. Re-discover this fantastic textile technique and learn all the latest methods and materials artists are using today. Commonly associated with Japan, it is in fact a technique long used in Africa, India and South America. Shibori is the Japanese term for the dye-resist technique of binding, clamping or gathering the cloth up tightly so that the dye cannot reach certain parts. Those skilled in the techniques can create very delicate and intricate patterns and effects. The traditional basic materials are simply threads, fabrics and the dyes themselves so it is easy for anyone to get started. Modern Shibori is packed with inspirational illustrations and clear instructions. The perfect book for anyone interested in discovering this beautiful textile art.
Author: Wai-Yee Ng
Provides instructions for crocheting food, dishes, and an ice box, with basic crocheting techniques and tips on reading the patterns.
Author: Amigurumipatterns Net
Publisher: Meteoor Books
On Amigurumipatterns.net the most beautiful crochet patterns from all over the world are collected. With more than 160,000 fans the site has grown into a community and a meeting place where crocheters and designers meet and exchange tips and patterns.Each year Amigurumipatterns.net organizes a competition for designers. The theme of the latest contest, elaborated upon in this book, reaches new heights in terms of cuteness. You ll find the sweetest baby animals accompanied by their proud parents. A baby penguin is driven around in his eggshell buggy, baby sloth spends all day on mom s belly and baby bear celebrates his first birthday ... They will all steal your heart away.This book contains twelve of the participating patterns from the competition 25 characters in total. Maybe you are making your very first amigurumi? Then don t worry. The book begins with a number of pages dedicated to explaining all the basics. More experienced? Then you ll certainly love the details in these designs!"
Author: Cathy Smith
Beginner-friendly instructions give you the green light for stitching eight cool cars and trucks complete with moving parts--such as a dump truck that lifts and dumps through a flap that opens and closes. Fun to roll and race, the vehicles are about 13" long and 7" high (including wheels). Make way for speeding crochet! Create a variety of vehicles, including a police car, taxicab, convertible, and school bus Use readily available craft materials to attach wheels that actually turn Find alternative instructions for making huggable stuffies without moving parts for naptime cuddling
Author: Sara Scales
Publisher: GMC PUBLICATIONS LTD
The Japanese craze for Amigurumi (crocheted stuffed toys) is explored in miniature in this fun new title in the 'Cozy' series.
Author: Tami Hoag
Stranded in the middle of nowhere by car trouble, writer Jake Gannon is rescued by Dixie La Fontaine, a warmhearted, curvaceous brunette who introduces him to a more relaxed lifestyle in her seaside cottage.
Author: Leisure Arts
Publisher: Leisure Arts
10-20-30 Minutes to Learn to Crochet (Leisure Arts #5285) makes it possible to learn a relaxing new hobby by taking advantage of little snippets of time throughout the day! Step-by-step instructions and expert advice guide you through the basics of crochet, for both right-handed and left-handed beginners. Then there are 9 fresh designs to put your skills to use: Dishcloth, Striped Scarf, Henrietta Hippo toy, Sweet Mary Janes and Manly Moccasins (baby booties), Twinkling White Baby Afghan, Textured V-Neck Pullover (ladies chest sizes 36" to 51"), Building Blocks Quilt, and Mountains Afghan.
Author: Nicki Trench
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Keep your little one looking adorable and feeling comfortable with Cute and Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes. Using only the softest yarns, crochet expert Nicki Trench has created this striking collection of jackets, dresses, booties, hats and more that make the perfect gift for newborns and toddlers. Crochet Know-how covers all the techniques you will need and is a great resource for more confident crocheters to brush up on a stitch. In Sweaters and Cardigans you will find clothes to keep little ones warm and cozy, such as the Breton-style sweater for a boy or the cardigan with embroidered daisies for a girl. Outdoor Accessories has hats and blankets that are perfect for outdoor excursions, while Jackets and Booties has slippers, ponchos and more in a range of soft pastel colors. Finally, there’s Toys, Accessories and Room Decorations, filled with fun items including an adorable mobile with crocheted animals and blocks with a bell to stimulate your baby’s mind. With 35 cute and easy projects in total, there’s more than enough to keep even the keenest crochet hook busy.
Author: Vanessa Mooncie
Publisher: GMC PUBLICATIONS LTD
This amazing collection of sea creatures to crochet will enchant children and adults alike. Inside this fun, colourful book there are 12 aquatic friends from all over the world to choose from, each with a distinct personality. The projects vary in level of complexity and there is a comprehensive techniques section to help you learn all the necessary skills. Each project includes beautifully drawn crochet charts and detailed instructions. Along the way the reader will also learn some interesting and sometimes surprising facts about these fascinating creatures.
Author: Donna Collinsworth
These adorable stacker toys are comprised of three rings and a doll base. The rings are three different sizes and made to look like a baby bottle, a barn and a cow, a baker with donuts, a race car driver with a car, a princess and a frog, and an alien with a space ship. All are made using worsted-weight yarn and are stuffed with fiberfill. The stackers are 11 inches tall when completed.
Author: Nicola Tedman, Sarah Skeate
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Nicola Tedman and Sarah Skeate awaken their inner George A. Romero and focus their creative attention on the malleable, fuzzy softness of felt inside Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures from the Undead. Inside, crafters will find instructions for more than 15 zombie creatures, including a Romero-esque Day of the Dead Zombie. Additional Zombie Feltie projects include: * Zombie Bride * Zombie Puppy * Vampire Zombie * Zombie Bunny * Folklore Zombie * Zombie Surfer, and more! With only the most basic of sewing skills, crafters can raise their own macabre multitude of Zombie Feltie creations from the undead with an average construction time of less than one hour per pattern. Each design includes a full-color photograph of the finished project, as well as an illustrated, instructional overview, pattern diagrams, and a convenient list of everything needed to complete the project. Zombie Feltie friends can be customized with limitless embellishments and they make great Halloween decorations, party favors, finger puppets, key rings, and even mobile phone mascots. Get ready to shudder as you stitch!
Author: Kristen Rask
Publisher: North Light Books
Got Buttons? Stitch Them Into Fabulous Creations! &break;&break;Break out your button stash! In Button and Stitch, Kristen Rask shows you how to incorporate buttons into unique gifts, wearables and jewelry. One-of-a-kind projects designed by the author and a variety of talented contributors include a button bouquet, a button blossom brooch and felted buttons. Stitched items include pincushions, coasters, a fashion clutch and more. &break;&break;In Button and Stitch you'll find: &break;&break; 24 button projects, from whimsical wearables to boutique-quality gifts&break;&break; Stepped-out instructions with photos for all projects&break;&break; Information on identifying and buying buttons&break;&break; 15 project variations for added inspiration