Meine kleine Kuschelfarm
Author: Christel Krukkert
Publisher: Bassermann Verlag
Ferien auf dem Bauernhof?! Die gehäkelte Version lässt jedes große und kleine Kinderherz höher schlagen: Bauer Hans und Bäuerin Emma werden von Knecht Martin unterstützt, wenn Traktor und Güllewagen bei der Feldarbeit zum Einsatz kommen. Auf der Weide sind Berta, die Kuh, Bruno, das Pferd, und Viktor, das Schwein, unterwegs; und auf dem Hof jagen sich Katze und Hund, während eine Hühnerfamilie geruhsam im Gras scharrt und Kaninchen im Karottenbeet wühlen. Der Bauernhof wird von Vogelscheuche, Zaun und Strohballen komplettiert und lässt sich dank der genauen Anleitungen problemlos anfertigen.
Author: Kerry Lord
Publisher: David & Charles
Features simple crochet patterns for a variety of animals with each animal having a universal pattern that can create four different sizes.
"This unique crochet book follows the lives of cute critters in cocoons as they transform from tiny bugs to beautiful butterflies, ladybirds and dragonflies. It features 15 adorable crochet patterns for various butterflies, moths, ladybirds and beetles, as well as flowers and leaves for them to feed on and a special crocheted carry bag to keep the whole set safe. Each bug is accompanied by an enchanting story to bring its character to life."--
Author: Sayjai Thawornsupacharoen
Christmas Amigurumi is a collection of great crochet patterns for Christmas. Included are a snowman, santa claus, christmas tree, a christmas doll, trolls and small decorative Christmas figurines for the Christmas tree. You need a basic knowledge of crochet to read the patterns. Sizes: You can make the doll smaller or bigger by using different yarn and hook, without changing the patterns. The small dolls are 1.8 to 2.6 inches (4.5 to 6.5 cm) high. The big dolls are 5 to 8.5 inches (12.5 cm to 21.5 cm) high. The size of the doll depends on the size of the crochet hook, the thickness of yarn and how you stuff it; a bigger hook and thicker yarn make a bigger doll. A doll stuffed tightly is bigger than a loose stuffed doll.
Crochet pattern to create a pink little girl doll. The doll can be made using any yarn you wish. Choose a hook size that matches the yarn. Materials which you can use: (not included) 3.00 mm hook 4 ply yarn (cream, pink, dark pink and red) Mohair yarn (light pink for hair) Black embroidery floss Polyester fiberfill Two 4 mm black beads for eyes or other eyes as desired Tapestry needle Sewing needle and thread for attaching eyes Size: Pink Little Lady is 4.5 inches/ 11.5 cm high (excluding the rabbit ears)
Knitted Farm Animals
Author: Sarah Keen
Publisher: Potter Craft
Moo, Oink, Knit! Knit up your favorite furry or feathered critter, or make the whole barnyard! The colorful characters in this book—including a clever pig, a gentle donkey, and a family of chickens—would love to be your friends. Children and grown-ups alike will fall for the fifteen bighearted, oversize farm animals designed in Sarah Keen’s signature style. All of these roly-poly toys, made with child-friendly yarn and durable finishing techniques, are quick to knit and can withstand years of affection. Whether you’re a beginner or you simply need a refresher, a comprehensive reference of knitting basics and toy-making techniques will help get your needles clicking—or clucking—right away. Also available as an ebook
25 Bags to Knit
Author: Emma King
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Here is a unique and exciting selection of contemporary hand-knitted bags, specially created by knitwear designer Emma King. They range from big stripey hand-held bags, to small clutch bags, to super-functional baby bags, to chic evening purses. The designs use a wide range of techniques, including intarsia, embroidery, crochet, Fair Isle and entrelac. Each bag is illustrated with a stunning full-colour photograph, plus a close-up detail of the pattern, and comes with full knitting instructions and accurate charts. There are details of alternative colourways and added embellishment options. A workshop section focuses on the best yarns to use, how to add linings and inspirational ideas for eye-catching handles and fasteners to add those all important finishing touches to your work.
Amigurumi Kokeshi Dolls
Author: Sayjai Thawornsupacharoen
Publisher: K and J Publishing
This little book explains how to crochet little Kokeshi Amigurumi dolls. A basic knowledge of crochet is required. Amigurumi is a Japanese word, meaning a stuffed animal toy usually made from crocheted yarn and having an oversized head. Amigurumi is a combination of the Japanese words “ami”, meaning crocheted or knitted, and “nuigurumi”, meaning stuffed doll. Kokeshi dolls are traditional wooden dolls from northern Japan. They have an enlarged head. You can decorate these little dolls with flowers, bows or ribbons. You can make them as a keychain or decoration. They make a nice gift for Christmas.
Author: Silke Bosbach
Publisher: A&C Black
Shibori is one of the richest textile movements in the world and is currently undergoing a revival. Re-discover this fantastic textile technique and learn all the latest methods and materials artists are using today. Commonly associated with Japan, it is in fact a technique long used in Africa, India and South America. Shibori is the Japanese term for the dye-resist technique of binding, clamping or gathering the cloth up tightly so that the dye cannot reach certain parts. Those skilled in the techniques can create very delicate and intricate patterns and effects. The traditional basic materials are simply threads, fabrics and the dyes themselves so it is easy for anyone to get started. Modern Shibori is packed with inspirational illustrations and clear instructions. The perfect book for anyone interested in discovering this beautiful textile art.
Let's Go Camping!
Author: Kate Bruning
Crochet the camping trip of a lifetime with adorable, miniature projects including sleeping bags, backpacks, tents, frying pans, picnic baskets, and much more.
Whip out your crochet hook and summon your coziest chair: the crochet spells in this brand-new collection will work their magic to bring 14 fantastical amigurumi to life! The cute creatures in this magical world will charm you all. Go for a swim with the mermaids and nymphs, go Nessie-spotting and dragon hunting and follow the fairies and unicorns on a walk through the forest. And there's much more waiting for you at the end of the rainbow! Beginners as well as advanced crocheters can conjure up these adorable fantasy creatures with a flick of their hooks. All patterns are accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions as well as explanations of all stitches used, and are easily customizable, so it's a small step to imagine your very own fantasy amigurumi!
Ice Box Crochet
Author: Wai-Yee Ng
Provides instructions for crocheting food, dishes, and an ice box, with basic crocheting techniques and tips on reading the patterns.
The Black Art
Author: Rollo Ahmed
Publisher: London : Jarrolds
Keep your little one looking adorable and feeling comfortable with Cute and Easy Crocheted Baby Clothes. Using only the softest yarns, crochet expert Nicki Trench has created this striking collection of jackets, dresses, booties, hats and more that make the perfect gift for newborns and toddlers. Crochet Know-how covers all the techniques you will need and is a great resource for more confident crocheters to brush up on a stitch. In Sweaters and Cardigans you will find clothes to keep little ones warm and cozy, such as the Breton-style sweater for a boy or the cardigan with embroidered daisies for a girl. Outdoor Accessories has hats and blankets that are perfect for outdoor excursions, while Jackets and Booties has slippers, ponchos and more in a range of soft pastel colors. Finally, there’s Toys, Accessories and Room Decorations, filled with fun items including an adorable mobile with crocheted animals and blocks with a bell to stimulate your baby’s mind. With 35 cute and easy projects in total, there’s more than enough to keep even the keenest crochet hook busy.