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by Allison Hoffman
Pub Date: October 2013
ISBN: 9781454703976
Format: Paperback, 128pp
all in color
8 X 10

Make a miniature version of you, your friends, and celebrities too! Knitters and crocheters will love this comprehensive guide to creating amigurumi people. Allison Hoffman explains how to craft and customize these Japanese dolls at every stage, from perfecting the skin tone and crafting the faces to getting the clothing, hair, and accessories just right. The possibilities are infinite . . . and infinitely fun! 

Author Bio
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,,, and more. She blogs at 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.

What Others Are Saying
Praise for Allison Hoffman and AmiguruME:
"When Allison made a crocheted doll with my likeness, I knew that I had truly made it. She is to crochet what Tupac is to rap."—Conan O'Brien
"Allison is a crafting genius. Of all the gifts that have been bestowed on me, I have to say the doll she made to look like me is my favorite." —Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
"Allison is the queen of crocheted characters." —Vickie Howell, designer, craft book author, and TV personality