Christine Lucas is a graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia with a degree in Industrial Design. She has been crocheting for over 20 years and creating her own patterns for everything from blankets and animals to fashion items like purses and scarves for nearly 15 years.
Huggable Crochetby Christine Lucas
Grab your yarn and go wild!
All you need is a hook and yarn to create the most adorable stuffed animals you'll ever meet. Huggable Crochet has patterns for 19 different animals measuring from twelve to eighteen inches (thirty to forty-six centimeters). These cute and full-sized creates range from the everyday to the exotic, from the farm to the/i>/b>
Grab your yarn and go wild!
All you need is a hook and yarn to create the most adorable stuffed animals you'll ever meet. Huggable Crochet has patterns for 19 different animals measuring from twelve to eighteen inches (thirty to forty-six centimeters). These cute and full-sized creates range from the everyday to the exotic, from the farm to the jungleand beyond! Crochet a snuggly squirrel, cow, penguin, dolphin, lion, giraffe, koala and more! Plus, see each pattern done in two different color schemes: realistic and fanciful. With simple stitches and construction techniques shown in the book, you will quickly be on your way to crocheting a cuddly kingdom that animal lovers of all ages will adore.
- Krause Publications
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- 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)
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This is a great book! I have already made the snail and am loving it! The patterns are easy to read and follow. I am looking forward to making more and also seeing what else the author puts out in the future.
Tho' I haven't yet made any of the projects yet I did note that most projects seem pretty straight forward, made with basic stitches & simple increases & decreases. Experience levels range from beginner -snake- to a more advanced project like the kanga shown on the cover.I like that the project yarn is listed & that they are made with Lion Brand yarns which are easily found at my local craft store.I even have some Homespun in my stash! Animals are shown in two colorways so you can easily envision a more realistic pig or go all out & create a pschadelic party animal! I love seeing the squirrel & raccoon done up in fun fur & then again in plain yarn. It makes them look like two totally different animals Both my kids ages 13 & 17 (boy & girl)flipped thru the book and have put several on their wish list. My daughter is even inspired to move beyond scarf making & make her own critter! Any of these animals will become a much loved, much hugged toy.
I failed to see the star rating on my first review. Without pictures of the animals included in the book, I cannot make a decision about the quality/usefulness of this book. IF the animals are cute, it would be a good book.....if not, it would be a waste of money. I have never reviewed before, so please excuse my learning curve in this process.