Featuring 22 crocheted dolls drawn from 16 beloved novels and plays, this easy-to-follow craft book is perfect for bibliophiles and crafters of all skill levels.
Literature lovers can decorate bookshelves, proclaim a love of reading, and show off crafting skills with adorable amigurumi, sweet crocheted characters that are simple to make and impossible to resist! All that’s needed are a few readily available materials and beginner crochet skills, and soon you’ll be hanging out with your favorite characters from classic literature. Take tea with a charming Elizabeth Bennet. Decorate the Christmas tree with a grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge. Solve mysteries with the help of a pocket-sized Sherlock Holmes. Bring Prince Hamlet to a play. And just try to keep Huck Finn out of trouble!
About the Author
Cindy Wang is a healthcare professional by day and a crochet ninja by night. She blogs at geekyhooker.wordpress.com, where she is known for amigurumi superheroes, movie characters, monsters, and more.
“Cindy Wang, a crochet wiz who runs a blog called The Geeky Hooker, is an expert in amigurumi…Her new book, Literary Yarns: Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Books, is a how-to guide for crafty book nerds.”—Mental Floss
“Armed with yarn and a crochet hook, Wang is delighting all of us one doll at at time.”—Houston Chronicle
“Amigurumi—the Japanese art of crafting small figures—meets classic literature in this delightful collection from crochet designer Wang.”—Library Journal
“A fun book for the crafty literature lover!”—Jade Magazine