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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 February 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219521
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 180x230 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £9.99

Crochet Little Heroes

£9.99

20 amigurumi dolls to make and inspire by Orsi Farkasvölgyi

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Book Description

Using the Japanese art of amigurumi, learn how to crochet 20 cute heroes and heroines! Not only will they become beloved keepsakes, they will also celebrate the lives of icons such as Jane Austen, Frida Khalo, Amelia Earhart, Pablo Picasso, Beyoncé, and Albert Einstein. From World War 2 heroes such as Josephine Baker to talented musicians and actors including Prince and Audrey Hepburn, everyone will find a crocheted character in this book to inspire them. 

Each project begins with a short description and lists the yarn type and colours used, but readers should feel free to use whichever brand and colours they prefer. The clear instructions are accompanied by a gorgeous photograph of the finished character and close-up photos demonstrating the trickier stages. At the end of the book you will find all the stitches and techniques needed to crochet the figures, all clearly illustrated with diagrams. 

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Projects

1. Frida Kahlo
2. Maya Angelou
3. Muhammad Ali
4. Jane Austen
5. Misty Copeland
6. Pablo Picasso
7. Audrey Hepburn
8. Prince
9. Josephine Baker
10. Jane Goodall
11. Mahatma Gandhi
12. Rosa Parks
13. Coco Chanel
14. Bruce Lee
15. Serena Williams
16. Ada Lovelace
17. Kurt Vonnegut
18. Zara Hadid
19. Emmeline Pankhurst
20. Rudolf Nureyev

Crochet Basics and Amigurumi Skills

Materials and tools
How to hold your hook
Stitches and abbreviations
Amigurumi techniques
General advice
Embroidering on crochet surface
Reading a pattern

About the Author

About Orsi Farkasvölgyi

Orsi Farkasvölgyi is a professional amigurumi designer from Budapest, Hungary. A former film distributor, her soft spot has always been animation. When Orsi left her job to pursue her dreams to became a dollmaker, through her amigurumi designs her love and passion for cute characters found a new outlet. Join Orsi’s 25K followers @manuskacrochet or visit her Etsy shop at www.etsy.com/shop/Manuska.

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