About the Book
Crochet adorable amigurumi inspired by classic literature.
Comics fans have action figures. Sports fans get trading cards. But what about literature lovers? What book-themed accessories can decorate bookshelves, proclaim a love of reading, and show off crafting skills, all at the same time? Look no further—give the gift of adorable amigurumi! Featuring 22 crocheted dolls drawn from 16 beloved novels and plays, Literary Yarns is perfect for bibliophiles and crafters of all ages. 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! With easy-to-follow patterns and sweet photographic portraits, Literary Yarns is sure to make your bookshelf cuter—and fuzzier—in no time.
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. Before San Diego Comic-Con (and sometimes other comic cons), she hides crocheted superheroes around the city for people to find. She tags them with her contact information, and excited finders send in photos of their adoptees at home.