Gather all 20 of these quirky amigurumi characters and welcome Pica Pau’s sweetest friends! Meet all of the happy members of the bustling Pica Pau family. Each character is full of delicate, beautiful details with removable clothing pieces and accessories.
Toy maker, character designer, and crochet knitter Yan Schenkel has collected the brightest amigurumi around her. In this book, she presents her expert knowledge of amigurumi crochet in 20 precious designs, and she also unveils the secrets to make her most beautiful creations. All patterns contain detailed instructions and are accompanied by step-by-step pictures and explanations of all techniques used, so both beginners and advanced crocheters can easily get acquainted with her amigurumi besties. Discover the phenomenon of Pica Pau and friends.
All patterns specify worsted weight yarn for animals ranging in height from 8.5-14.5 inches tall. Using smaller yarns & hooks will create smaller amigurumi toys and visa versa. Conversion tables are included for the different weights of yarn and the corresponding animal sizes.
About the Author: Yan Schenkel is an Argentinean professional crochet toy designer and the founder of Pica Pau. Besides working on her toys and designs, she has collaborated with several illustrators, authors and brands. She has worked on a broad range of projects, from illustrating children’s books over producing and designing children events at MALBA to designing for a crochet stop motion ad. She is a regular contributor to several crochet and craft publications, too.
The following patterns are included in the book. Please click on any link to view a gift kit which includes this book with enough yarn to complete that pattern! (Coming Soon!) After all, pattern books should come with yarn! Can't wait that long? Check out these yarns: Lanaloft Worsted wool yarn or Coastal Cotton
Paperback, 176 pages
Published in 2022
Published by Yan Schenkel & Meteoor Books
Photography by Yan Schenkel