Irene Strange's Curious Crochet Creatures

Amazing Amigurumi Patterns for Wonderfully Weird Animals

Irene Strange


Irene Strange opens our eyes to the wonders of nature with amigurumi patterns for 16 odd and unexpected animals.

  • Remarkable Mammals – Aardvark, Echidna, Slender Loris, Orangutan, Wombat
  • Surreal Sea Life – Puffer Fish, Lobster, Narwhal, Octopus, Leafy Sea Dragon
  • Bizarre Birds and Irregular Reptiles – Cassowary, Flamingo, Hoopoe, Chameleon, Crocodile, Mary River Turtle

All of the projects are made in amigurumi style, characterised by a smooth all-over single crochet texture, worked in a continuous spiral. You will learn how to crochet in the round and how to shape with increasing and decreasing, adding different effects through combination of yarns or stitches, and how combining materials and embellishments can bring out the personality in the strangest things.

With easy crochet techniques and step-by-step instructions, this book will delight crocheters and animal lovers alike, and give you a fresh cohort of amazing crochet animals to hug.


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    280 x 215mm
  • Publisher
    David & Charles
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