Samstag, 15. November 2014

(Neu + Gesammelt) Figuren aus Mythen, Märchen und Romanen häkeln und stricken


Once Upon a Time ... in Crochet: 30 Amigurumi Characters from Your Favorite Fairytales
Erscheint im Juli 2015
This fun, quirky book contains 12 cute and whimsical fairy tale favorites, from Puss in Boots and the Ugly Duckling to Thumbelina and Rapunzel, using both amigurumi and standard crochet designs. The book also contains an easy-to-use step-by-step techniques section, showing the reader how to pin out their crochet pieces before assembling, make moving arms and legs and create a range of hairstyles.

Star Wars Crochet - Lucy Collin
Erscheint im Mai 2015 - sogar mit passender Wolle.
An out-of-this-world crochet adventure, the Star Wars Crochet kit offers a fun and interactive experience by including a full-color paperback book with step-by-step instructions for crocheting Star Wars’ most memorable characters, plus yarn, a crochet hook, a needle, stuffing, and safety eyes. With instructions for twelve different characters and enough materials for two complete projects—Yoda and a stormtrooper—your crochet collection can also soon include Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Jabba the Hutt, and many other favorites. Use the force of crafting to create this amazing cast of characters with Star Wars Crochet.
 
Fairytale Crochet - Lousie Tyler
Erschienen im Oktober 2014.
Craft your own whimsical world with these wonderful crochet patterns! Louise Tyler has selected some of her favourite fairytales and recreated them as charming miniature crochet figures. From Snow White to Sleeping Beauty, and Red Riding Hood to Hansel and Gretel, all the best-known and loved tales are here. Not only can you make the key characters, but also scenes to go with them. Where would Jack be without his beanstalk? Or Cinderella without her pumpkin carriage or white mice footmen? Discover, too, everything that you'll find in an enchanted forest - snow-capped fir trees, toadstool houses, a fairy ring and even a scary dragon! Some of the patterns can also be adapted for practical use: find out how to transform Rapunzel's tower into a needle case, or a fairy ring into a pin cushion. As well as the crochet patterns, you'll find out how to put pieces together and add extra details using applique and decorative stitches - and all you need to know is covered in a helpful techniques section. Plus, the small scale of these delightful pieces makes them quick to complete and perfect for using up scraps of yarn, fabric and trimmings.

Meine Lieblingspuppe: zum Häkeln. Mit 45 Accessoires und einem Koffer - Isabelle Kessedjian
Erscheinen im November 2014.
Ob im Ferienoutfit oder Nachtgewand, als Schulmädchen oder Superheldin - Paula macht immer eine gute Figur. Die entzückende gehäkelte Puppe mit einer üppigen, natürlich ebenfalls gehäkelten Garderobe und vielen liebevollen Accessoires macht kleinen und auch manchen großen Kindern Freude. Dank der genauen Anleitungen gehen Ihnen die Modelle flott von der Hand, so dass Paula im Nu einen gefüllten Kleiderschrank hat. Und für die große Reise in den Urlaub ist der ebenfalls gehäkelte Koffer unentbehrlich.

Angry Birds häkeln
Erschienen im März 2014.
Die 9 Original-Charaktere und Spielelemente. In gewohnt frechem Layout mit Häkelanleitungen für Anfänger.

The Night Before Christmas in Crochet: The Complete Poem with Easy-to-Make Amigurumi Characters - Mitsuki Hoshi
Erschienen im Oktober 2013.
For the first time, Clement C. Moore’s classic Christmas poem is told through adorable amigurumi-style crocheted figures
Amigurumi (which means knitted stuffed toy) is the Japanese art of crocheting stuffed animals. The technique results in animals with large heads and small bodies, upholding the super cute aesthetic of amigurumi animals.
Jam-packed with four-color photographs of seriously cute figures based on the classic Christmas poem, The Night Before Christmas, as well as patterns and step-by-step instructions on how to make them, this book will inspire you to pick up the needle and thread like no other craft project.


Knitted Icons: 25 Legends from Audrey Hepburn to Ziggy Stardust - Carol Meldrum
Erschienen September 2007.
Albert Einstein proved to us that E=MC2. Marilyn Monroe convinced us that gentlemen prefer blondes and that diamonds are a girl's best friend. Elvis Presley showed us how to swivel our hips to old-time rock 'n' roll. Through science, pop culture and arts, all of them have become the objects of great attention and devotion by fans everywhere. They are, in essence, icons of the 20th century. From an Argentinian revolutionist to a scientific genius to a rock 'n' roll band hailing from Liverpool, immortalise your favourite legend as a knitted character. Enlightened by the Communist Manifesto? Chairman Mao would make a bold statement on your book shelf. Learn to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee with Muhammad Ali, or "Get into the Groove" with your own pint-sized Madonna doll. Colour photography and easy-to-follow instructions for the doll and wardrobe changes are included. In addition, the book features basic knitting instructions and includes a basic doll pattern and techniques for altering body shape and facial features. Whether you're a knitting novice or a seasoned expert, "Knitted Icons" is a delightful book that appeals to knitters and fans alike.

Knitted Fairies: To Cherish and Charm - Fiona McDonald
Erschienen August 2011
With imagination and flair, Fiona McDonald shows you how to knit ten fantastical fairies in two different sizes, all with their own character and style. They include a scary gothic fairy, an enigmatic moon fairy, a cool ice fairy and even Oberon, the king of the fairies himself. Using a basic body pattern, each fairy is dressed in its own costume, complete with wands, wings and various embellishments in a range of yarns and other embelllishments - ideal for using up scraps and oddments from your knitting basket! The dolls make wonderful gifts for both adults and older children, though they are not suitable for very young children, and can be easily adapted to match your friend's or relative's personality or lifestyle. This is a source of ideas and inspiration for knitters of all abilities, and a book to be treasured by young and old alike.
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