You'll love knitting amigurumi. Here are just a few reasons why: It takes less yarn and far less time than knitting a sweater or blanket. Use up odds and ends from your yarn stash while you finish one squishy character after another It's great practice for building your skills. The details in these unique projects use a variety of shaping techniques: increasing, decreasing, short rows, picking up stitches, and seaming. Knitting thesec harming little guys is a great way to conquer and embrace these skills It's more fun than a crateful of critters. Knit up a menagerie for your favorite children - they make wonderful toys. Perch them in unexpected places around your home, office, or car. Nothing starts a conversation like a hand-knitted praying mantis! Anyone can do it. Even if you've never ventured beyond a scarf, you can knit amigurumi. All the knitting techniques you'll need are taught with step-by-step photography, so you can get started right away
Buy Amigurumi Knits book by Hansi Singh from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(226mm x 221mm x 15mm)
Creative Publishing International, US
Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
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Author Biography - Hansi Singh
Hansi Singh bagan designing knit amigurumi creatures as playmates for her infant son. Hansigurumi, a shop she opened on Etsy for selling her amigurumi patterns, caught the attention (and needles!) of knitters in the United States and abroad, and became an overnight success. Hailed "an amazing up and coming crafter" by Craft magazine, she lives in Seattle with her partner Aaron and son Ambrose.