Crochet Taxidermy

Crochet Taxidermy

30 Quirky Animal Projects, From Mouse to Moose

eBook - 2016
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Crochet Taxidermy puts a new twist on amigurumi, the popular Japanese method of creating considerably cute stuffed animals with oversized heads. In this delightful collection, heads of animals from farm and forest, sea and safari come to life with irresistible details like the drowsy eye (for the shy deer and sleepy octopus) and fuzzy yarn (for the skittery skunk's stripe and lazy lion's mane). Step-by-step instructions and adorable photos guide you through these 30 easy crochet patterns. Most require just one skein of yarn, so they're affordable and quick to crochet!
Contents: Hello there!
Starting with the basics
All about the yarn
Special taxidermy techniques
Mounting your critter's head
Woodland creatures
Shy deer
Sly fox
Rowdy raccoon
Monumental moose
Brown bear
Little stinker
Meek mouse
Mallard duck
Little hooter
Farm friends
Pinky pig
Baaaad sheep
How now, brown cow
Dairy cow
Farm duck
Chicken and rooster
Zoo buddies
Cranky croc
Flora flamingo
Krazy koala
A pair of bears: panda and polar
Timid toucan
Safari friends
Ellie the elephant
Graceful giraffe
Hipster hippo
Renegade rhino
Lazy lion
Zippy zebra
Under-the-sea creatures
Colossal squid
Cute cuttlefish
Sleepy octopus
Jiggly jellyfish
Appendix
The stitches and abbreviations
Supplies and materials
Yarn weight system chart
Metric conversions
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
ISBN: 9781612127361
1612127363

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List - Crochet Cute
SkokieStaff_Lynnanne Mar 21, 2021

If your tastes run to the offbeat and the macabre rather than cute, then crochet taxidermy is perfect for you! Adorn your walls with the (crochet) heads of deer and other cute creatures--without harming any actual creatures.

Vegetarians and animal lovers rejoice! Now you can make your own cruelty-free taxidermy. In all seriousness, this book is super weird, but the animals are very cute. Recommended by Caitlin


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GoneWithTheThread
Feb 11, 2017

Cute book! Definitely gives great ideas.

ArapahoeSarahD Nov 12, 2016

While the ideas are brilliant, the instructions are so sparse, you must use your best crochet-brain to complete the pattern.

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