This is a running list of all the amigurumi patterns I have personally used and where to find them! I added my own photos of each recommendation so that you can see an example of the patterns these designers offer. Hope you all find this helpful! Updated on 9/27/18
1. Animal Friends of Pica Pau: Gather All 20 Colorful Amigurumi Animal Characters by Yan Schenkel
2. Cute Crocheted Animals: 10 Well-Dressed Friends to Make by Emma Varnam
3. Little Owlet Shop
4. Dudu Toy Factory
5. Tiny Curl
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If you are a crocheter, I am certain that you have already seen the book, Animal Friends of Pica Pau. It has been all over social media! Countless crocheters are making the animals from its colorful pages.
(Link to the book –Animal Friends of Pica Pau: Gather All 20 Colorful Amigurumi Animal Characters)
I bought the book soon after it’s US release date in 2017. I was drawn to the unique characters on the cover and knew I had to have it. At the time I couldn’t even make amigurumi! I started with Victor Frog and so far I’ve made ten out of the twenty designs.
This book is my go-to for inspiration and patterns. Yan Schenkel’s ability to design such unique and adorable creatures is incredible. The puffin pattern is one of my absolute favorites! Not only are her patterns adorable but they can stretch beginner and intermediate crocheters skills. I learned how to read color charts from making Bonny Puffin.
Another one of my favorite designs is the panda. She is one of the easier patterns and I was able to complete her in half the time of other designs. Yan Schenkel’s ability to design animals with such personality is truly a gift.
There is no way I could ever choose which one is my favorite and I look forward to making each and every animal! Do yourself a favor and buy this book!
Disclosure: Please note that the link above is an affiliate link, and at no cost to you, I will earn a teeny, tiny commission if you decide to purchase the book from Amazon. This is a book that I know, love, and trust. I have and will continue to recommend products regardless of my affiliate relationship with Amazon. Thank you for supporting Le Petit Saint Crochet!