Long-Legged Friends: Crochet Creatures to Create and Cuddle

Long-Legged Friends: Crochet Creatures to Create and Cuddle

by Hisako Okawa, Shizue Okawa
     
 

An irresistible Japanese craft book full of photos, illustrations, and 20 crochet patterns to make adorably understated long-legged stuffed animals.

What started with the simple, adorable designs that a grandmother, Hisako, made to amuse her grandchildren quickly built a following in Japan, and Long-Legged Friends was born.

For the first time in English,

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Overview

An irresistible Japanese craft book full of photos, illustrations, and 20 crochet patterns to make adorably understated long-legged stuffed animals.

What started with the simple, adorable designs that a grandmother, Hisako, made to amuse her grandchildren quickly built a following in Japan, and Long-Legged Friends was born.

For the first time in English, the 20 charming crochet projects in this irresistible book will amuse and delight crafters and collectors, and adults and children alike. In addition to easy-to-follow patterns for these cute, contemporary, elegant, understated, black-and-white stuffed animals, you'll also find whimsical illustrations and photos of the dolls in playful poses. There are even a few accessories to make.

The projects include: 

  • A black rabbit with white spots, and a white rabbit with black spots—as well as a pattern for their tiny rabbit shoes!
  • A trio of cuddly bouclé poodles
  • A fully accessorized bear, equipped with shoes, a matching hat and scarf, and even a little purse
  • A lanky hen and her baby chicks
  • A long-limbed piglet

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449417512
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication date:
09/11/2012
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
762,072
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.32(d)

Meet the Author

Hisako is a crochet enthusiast and grandmother from Japan.

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