Creepy Cute Crochet by Christen Haden

26 Nov

Bibliography: Haden, Christen. Creepy Cute Crochet. Quirk Books, 2008. 96 pages. Tr. $12.76, ISBN 978-1-59474-232-3

Plot: Zombies, ninjas, vikings, vampires, aliens, robots, and even Cthulhu make an appearance in this delightfully cute craft book. Each character has an easy to follow step-by-step diagram of how to make them. From color of yarn to hook size to little accessories for you little creatures can be found in an easy layout. Don’t be discouraged by the hilarious dialogue that follows each pattern, just laugh along with them. Full color photographs of each creature can be found in their natural habitats showing off their cuteness. Don’t worry about difficulty, each creature is rank by its difficulty level, so even if you are a beginner there are patterns for you to start with. And once you master those, move on to a more difficult pattern.

Review: Do you like to do crafts? Well, have you ever tried your hand at crocheting? If you enjoy crocheting, even if you are a beginner, this cutesy craft book is filled with twenty-five different creatures that you can crochet to life. Each and every creature has a pattern to follow with step-by-step diagrams of how your progress should look. Each creature has little extras that go with them, whether it be button eyes for the monkey or little scythes for death. Even though it gives you colors for each creature, be creative and make them any color you want, the possibilities are endless. The hilarious dialogues that accompany the creatures will keep you coming back for more. This is a great book for children who love to crochet or who are crafty and are looking for something new to make.

Genre: Nonfiction/Crafts/Crocheting

Reading Level/Interest Level: 12+

Similar Materials: Amigurumi crochet pattern set, by Sayjai, Huggable Crochet, by Christine Lucas, Crochet Softies, by Stacey Trock

Reader’s Advisory: This book is so much fun. All of the different creatures to choose from to create on your own. If you have a child who loves to crochet or craft, this is a great book for them. They can make all sorts of little creatures from beginner level to difficult. Funny and crafty this book is a great book for children.

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Posted by on November 26, 2011 in LIBR 264-10 Digital Record


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