Make a miniature version of you, your friends, and celebrities too! You'll absolutely love this comprehensive guide to creating amigurumi people. Media favorite Allison Hoffman—whose delightful creations have graced the sets of Conan, Martha Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and more—explains how to craft and customize these Japanese dolls at every stage. You'll learn everything from depicting the face of the person you're designing to getting the clothing, hair, and accessories just right. The possibilities are infinite . . . and infinitely fun!
Allison Hoffman designs amigurumi patterns from her studio in Austin, TX since 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. She teaches amigurumi classes in Austin, where she lives with her husband, three little boys, and two Labs.