Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting stuff animals. A technique that creates super-cute creatures with large heads ad tiny bodies, and with this unique volume, reader take part in an enchanting visual tour of the English alphabet that features an adorable amigurumi character for each letter.
Along the way, they'll learn the meaning of Japanese characters and at the end, step-by-step instructions will teach them how to create adorable friends. Among the animals featured are a giraffe, elephant, rabbit, monkey, panda bear and a lion.
Mitsuki Hoshi bought a Mickey Mouse knitting kit in 1999, and that became the start of her self-taught amigurumi lessons. In 2002 she launched her website which presents purely amigurumi dogs, and her works have been frequently presented in pet magazines. Mitsuki also teaches how to crochet amigurumi dogs. www.hoshi-mitsuki.com