Shows you how to make a miniature version of you, your friends and celebrities. This guide to creating amigurumi people explains how to craft and customise these Japanese dolls at every stage. It helps you learn everything from depicting the face of the person you're designing to getting the clothing, hair and accessories just right.
Allison Hoffman designs amigurumi patterns from her studio in Austin, Texas and her work has since been seen everywhere from The Martha Stewart Show to Conan, as well as in art exhibits around the United States. She is frequently featured in both pop-culture and craft publications, such as Crochet Today, Interweave Crochet, BoingBoing.net, PerezHilton.com and more. She blogs at CraftyisCool.com and designs patterns for several yarn companies.