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Make cute animals with easy-to-follow crochet patterns.
Lauren Espy, author of 2019's No. 1 bestselling amigurumi book, gives you easy-to-follow patterns so that you can quickly create the cutest amigurumi critters (crocheted stuffed toys). Detailed, step-by-step photos, alongside images of the full animal, will help you crochet creations as cute as what you see on the page.
Animal Amigurumi Adventures: Volume 1 features:
• User-Friendly Instructions: Easy-to-follow patterns and guidance for the best tools (standard hook and common worsted weight yarn) to get started
• Step-by-Step Reference Photos: Detailed photographs of each step, as well as the finished product, to help guide you along with confidence
• Perfect Size: Each animal averages 7-10 inches in size, making them ideal to display or play with
• Jungle Animals like a sloth, toucan, and monkey
• Ocean Animals like a clownfish, crab, and orca whale
• Forest Animals like an owl, fox, and raccoon
About the Author
Lauren Espy is the owner and designer behind A Menagerie of Stitches, a shop dedicated to creating crocheted amigurumi. She is also the author of the best-selling books Whimsical Stitches and Crochet Cafe. Her love for amigurumi (and yarn!) all started after her grandma gifted her a set of crochet hooks and a book about amigurumi one Christmas. After teaching herself how to crochet back in 2008, Lauren quickly began designing her own patterns and has created a style that is uniquely her own. In 2015 she finally opened her Etsy shop and now sells finished items as well as crochet patterns. Lauren lives in Tennessee with her husband Carl and their two pups, Thunder and Storm.
"In her new book, Animal Amigurumi Adventures volume 1, Lauren Espy has created an adorable and fun collection of amigurumi designs, all very well explained and with lots of step-by-step pictures that will please crocheters of all levels. Lauren takes us on a wildlife journey through the ocean, the jungle, and finally, the forest, all inhabited by friendly and cute animals that guarantee to put a smile on your face. On this adventure, you will meet a funny clownfish, a colorful toucan, and even a wise owl, among many others. This book is an excellent addition to a crocheter’s collection that will keep you busy until volume 2 comes out!"
-Andreia Ferreira, Amigurumi-Designer, Lemon Yarn Creations
“Lauren’s third book is full of adorable animals that can be found in the ocean, jungle and forest! There are so many helpful and detailed process photos that provide plenty of guidance along the way, so that both beginners and experienced crocheters alike will be able to create their own amazing animal amigurumi!”
-Stephanie Lau, All About Ami Crochet
“Lauren has worked her magic again in this delightful Animal Amigurumi book. The refreshing simplicity of each design and the detailed instructions and photos make this book ideal for beginners while still providing more experienced crocheters tons of relaxing fun. With 15 adorable patterns to choose from you won’t want to put your hook down anytime soon!”
-Holly Lanier Amigurumi Designer, Storyland Amis