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Creepy Cute Crochet: Zombies, Ninjas, Robots, and More!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2009

    Really Adorable

    These very unique Amigurumi patterns will have crocheters smiling while they crochet. The patterns are easy to follow in fact, most of the patterns use the same head and body patterns. Once you learn how to do one, you can do them all. I have a hard time finding these dolls creepy. They are really adorable. It does not take more than a day to complete one doll. I made the Vampire Queen and she is so cute! I had a blast adding the finishing touches. It does not require special hooks or accessories to complete the dolls. They require stuffing, felt, and embroidery floss for the most part. Polymer clay to create other accessories are optional. The only part that I had difficulty was with creating the hair. I had too many problems following her directions. I put my doll's hair on like you would do a latch hook project. I am now getting requests for more of these dolls since they are really quite irresistible. The photos alone make the book worth the price since they are so silly and cute. There is also a good variety to choose from and match them to your very own cute monsters.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2009

    Not for beginners, but has interesting project ideas

    If you are looking for a book to teach you how to crochet, don't buy this book. If you are an advanced beginner to better crochet enthusiast looking for new craft projects, this is a good buy. I found the projects to be interesting and the results cute.<BR/><BR/>I give this book 4 stars overall because there are a few flaws that would make this much better. <BR/><BR/>The full-color photos are done well, but only the fronts of projects are shown--it can be difficult to figure out some of the patterns without these photos. The same goes for the "magic ring" stitch that the author uses as a project foundation--once I figured it out, it was pretty cool, but figuring it out took a long time.<BR/><BR/>The author could have saved me much confusion by writing simply that bodies are worked in spirals and heads are worked in row-based rounds (like most granny squares). I had to spend quite a bit of time on the author's website to figure that out because her instructions are not clear on this point. <BR/><BR/>There is a lot of pattern repetition--nearly everything has the same head and body configuration (only color and details are different). In addition, there are patterns for 4 types of zombies (corporate, cyber, and Day of the Dead (male and female))--creepy cute, yes, but I would have liked a wider variety of monster types, not just variations on the undead.<BR/><BR/>I'm glad I bought it and I liked the projects. However, it could have been a bit more user-friendly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2011

    Tweens Loved them

    My son, nieces and nephews all liked the creatures I made for them. The patterns were easy to follow and I was able to adapt them to other creatures.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    Fun crocheting book

    The ideas are great; however the patterns are not the clearest I have read, but they do work and we've had good results. I would not recommend this for a beginner.

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