Nurse Jazzy I made for myself: I used to be a nurse. If you have a friend who works as a nurse: this is a great gift. This crochet pattern is written in English (using US crochet terms). It is 7 pages long with very detailed instructions and 23 images to help you make Nurse Jazzy. Jazzy: tall 6.5 inches (16 cm)
Author: Allison Hoffman
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Presents step-by-step instructions for crocheting miniature versions of friends and celebrities and includes tips on creating facial features, hairstyles, and removable clothes and accessories.
Design your own dolls with this amazing book of mix-and-match crochet patterns. Building up from the basic body, add hairstyles, hats, outfits and accessories to capture your family, friends and favourite people in crochet form. The flippable pages make it easy to follow the patterns in any combination. You could make a countless number of different dolls, or you could make one doll with an extraordinary wardrobe. The book has two flip sections: First choose who you want to make with the top ‘head’ flip – you could make your mum, grandad, sister, best friend, favourite actor or pop star – or even yourself! Next choose what they are going to be with the bottom ‘outfit’ flip – with costumes for an astronaut and a princess, a ballerina and a footballer, a mermaid and a pirate, a surgeon, a punk and more. With step-by-step instructions for all the basic crochet techniques that are needed, this is perfect for beginners. In addition to the flip pattern pages, there are 12 pages of colour photography showing how easy it is to combine the different flip costumes with the additional hats, clothing and hairstyles to make impressive modifications such as a wizard or a bride and groom. With tips on choosing the right skin tones, styling hair and adding facial features, the only limit is your imagination!
Author: Sayjai Thawornsupacharoen
Publisher: K and J Publishing
Easy Amigurumi is a collection of 20 cute small doll patterns and 8 animal pillow patterns. They are very easy to make, using single crochet stitch (UK: double crochet). Size: The small dolls are 2.4 to 4 inches tall (6 - 10.5 cm). The Pillow Pals are 14 inches high (35 cm). The following crochet patterns are included: * Puffy Pals: piggy, ducky, bear, puppy, bunny, cat and frog. * Garden Pals: butterfly, flowers, owl, ladybird, caterpillar and bee. * Little Duckies with Eggs. * Little Girl Dolls. * Pillow Pals: bear, bunny, owl, piglet, duck, cat, frog and puppy
Knit This Doll!
Author: Nicki Moulton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Discover the most adventurous way to knit dolls Amigurumi is the Japanese hobby of creating dolls and anthropomorphic stuffed animals with an anime aesthetic. Long popular in Asia, amigurumi are on an upward trajectory in the U.S. as more crafters discover this unique form of artwork. Now, two great hobbies-amigurumi and knitting-come together brilliantly in Knit This Doll! Adventurous knitters of all skill levels can test their own creativity as they work their way through menus of options to create truly one-of-a-kind dolls. Each step of the way knitters by selecting skin tones, hair styles, various attributes and even making removable shoes, sweaters, hats, skirts, jeans, and more. Combines knitting with the Japanese hobby amigurumi Basic pattern for a large, 15-inch doll, with a range of detail options and accessories to make countless combinations of original dolls. No two will be alike! Illustrated, step-by-step instructions included throughout Can you think of a more original way to knit? Grab your knitting needles, unleash your imagination, and get ready to Knit This Doll!
Crochet pattern to create a 17 inch cat doll (43 cm). Crochet skill level: Easy. The legs and arms are joined to the body with invisible buttons: they can move. The cat is made with single crochet stitches, Super Chunky yarn (6): Sirdar Big Softie and 6.00 mm hook (USA = 10/ J, UK = 4); eyes and nose are made with DMC Pearl Cotton Thread Size 3 (115/3) and 3.0mm hook (USA 2/C or 3/D, UK 11) . (These materials are not included). The pattern is written with US crochet terms. It contains 34 photos, 4 diagrams and detailed instructions to help you with every step.
Author: Isla Park
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Crochet Dolls How To Make Amigurumi Dolls Knitting or crocheting adorable dolls from yarn is not complex and may be tackled even with a beginner. The layouts are uncomplicated as well as the patterns, which indicate working in coils - not rows, or rounds that are joined -, are not difficult to follow along with. This can be performed by choice. Using needles or a smaller size hook produces denser material, a tidier, a foundation which will not enable the stuffing to pierce through. With all the exclusion of those amazing creations that have no limbs, most Amigurumi are worked in sections and then sewn together. The doll is going to be worked as one piece, if there is only a head and torso. While extremities can be formed with plastic pellets, the body is generally stuffed with fiber stuffing. This may give much more weight to them. Determined by the materials used, some of those toys, or collectibles, with an oversized spherical head, a cylindrical body, embellishments, and frequently small extremities can be machine washed. Others should only by cleaned by hand, particularly those created from materials other than yarn. These miniature dolls should NOT be given to pets and little kids, especially if they have been decorated with plastic eyes, beads, buttons, felt pieces, or other, easy detachable, parts. They may become a choke hazard.
My Crochet Doll
Author: Isabelle Kessdjian
Publisher: David & Charles
Offers crochet instructions for making a crochet doll and making clothing and accessories for the doll, including a teddy bear, superhero outfit, and pajamas.
Miniature fashions for treasured toys
Author: Justyna Kacprzak
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
Geared toward practitioners of the Japanese art of crocheting stuffed dolls, this is the only how-to book dedicated to dinosaur patterns. Fourteen prehistoric creatures include familiar and lesser-known varieties. Complete instructions feature full-color photos.
Express your creativity while supporting Alzheimer's and dementia patients. These designs are full of interesting beads, bobbles and textures that many patients find reassuring and comforting. Each design is made using different types yarn and textures. Patterns are given for each embellishment used, or you may create your own.
The inspiration for the beloved Jim Henson film is back in print after over 40 years. In 1977, when Jim Henson debuted the now-classic film Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, few knew it was based on a story written and illustrated by Russell and Lillian Hoban, creators of Bread and Jam for Frances and other treasured children’s books. With an enduring score by the great Paul Williams, the movie remains a holiday viewing tradition in homes across America. Now the book that started it all is back in print, in a beautiful gift edition that will thrill Muppets fans young and old. Inspired by the classic tale “The Gift of the Magi,” the story begins in a poor country cottage, as Emmet Otter dreams of buying his Ma a piano for Christmas, while Ma dreams of buying Emmet a guitar. When a village talent contest is announced, both imagine their dreams coming true. But what they don’t imagine finding is their real reward—the power of love, family, and hope in hard times. It is a story that reaches into a reader’s heart and reminds us all that fortune favors the brave. "[A] welcome reissue of the Hobans’ 1971 story . . . Colorful illustrations of the close-knit animal community contain plenty of warmth."—The Horn Book
If you love crochet and dolls, this is your book. Here you can find 15 projects made with the Japanese technique of amigurumi. There are four collections: The Four Seasons, a Costume Party, Successful Professionals and Dolls that you can dress with different clothes. You do not need to be a virtuous in crochet. If you know how to do double crochet, increase and decrease, you can already make your first amigurumi’s project. Choose your favorite doll and let's work. We will give you some colour suggestions. You have a full range of colours with DMC Natura and DMC Woolly to experiment your own combinations. It's time to get carried away by your creativity and imagination. Enjoy it!
Designer, author, teacher, and knitting celebrity Nicky Epstein has created a stylish delight: 25 playful, fashion-forward patterns for 18-inch dolls. Nicky speaks fondly of the dolls that inspired her designs and explains the techniques for measuring a doll, adapting patterns, and choosing yarn and needles. The adorable pieces range from classic to chic, and include everything from hats and coats to dresses, skirts, tops, and pants—a tiny, complete wardrobe of Nicky Epstein originals!
Full-size patterns and complete easy-to-follow instructions for making 10 old-fashioned doll bodies, faces, and wardrobes. "The instructions are easy to follow, and those who enjoy creating their own dolls will find some particularly attractive ones here that they can make." — Antiques Journal.