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Book Review: Big Book of Little Amigurumi by Ana Paula Rimoli

The Big Book of Little Amigurumi by Ana Paula Rimoli
Yet another book on the popular crochet-style, Amigurumi, has been added to the stable of offerings. At first glance, one might think the book contains just repeats of oft-seen patterns: the ubiquitous owl, plentiful penguins and common cookies. About then the clever style of Ana Rimoli kicks in to surprise the reader!

The carefree look of the Mommy and Baby Hedgehogs along with their disco-era hair makes you want to kiss them! The Hot-Air Balloon is colorful and clever and as Ana Paula says, “It hangs in the room and watches my children play.”

Hot-Air Balloon
Little Bunny and Her Carrot Home will provide endless hours of play for the little ones. Once it is done, Ana suggests you fill the carrot with jelly beans and set the bunny on top for an Easter surprise!

Little Bunny & Her Carrot Home
By providing a water lily throne, Ana turns a prickly frog into a loveable creature! Just when you thought you’d never need to make another unicorn again, Ana Paula adds a colorful, curly mane to hers; and you won’t be able to resist making one of your own!

Shy Little Unicorn
Ana has included her favorites in the 72 pattern offerings; all of which can be completed in about two hours. Many of the designs include Identical “Mommy and Baby” options. Visit her on her blog or Etsy shop  and you will see what a prolific Amigurumi expert she is!

The Big Book of Little Amigurumi is available at Martingale as a print version + e-book for $22.99 or e-book only for $14.99. Photography is by Martingale/Brent Kane.

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