Crochet a sweet treat, a little snack, or even a cheese plate and wine. These tiny amigurumi patterns are a great addition to a pretend kitchen or for imaginative play. Store the fruit in a basket, the dim sum in a Chinese take-out box, and the veggies and dip on a serving platter.
The majority of the fruit and vegetables are made with cotton yarn, but they could be made of wool as well. They use such a tiny amount of yarn to create, they’re the perfect project to use up your yarn odds and ends and whip up some fun faux food.
Written by UK authors, the patterns use standard US crochet terms. They include a small bit of basic instruction for the simple stitches used in the book. Also provided are instructions for the easy embroidery stitches and beading used to finish the pieces. Previous amigurumi experience will be helpful, but a beginner could tackle these as well with a little patience.
The amigurumi patterns include in the Gourmet Crochet book include:
An apple (whole and slice), strawberry (whole and slice), pineapple, orange segment and slice, starfruit slice, peach slice, kiwi slice, persimmon slice, and watermelon slice
A bowl of sour cream dip, whole pea pod, celery stick, cherry tomato, stuffed olive, cucumber slice, cornichon (pickles), baby carrot, cauliflower floret, and a broccoli floret.
Wasabi, pickled ginger, battleship roll, futomaki, cucumber roll, inside-out roll, clam crabstick eel and prawn, and Nigiri rice with tuna salmon egg and octopus.
Dim Sum Basket
Spring onion pancake, sticky rice parcel, Siu Mai, steamed bun, pork bun, peach bun,
Scallop and bean sprouts, beef and chicken, egg, onions, courgette, and sauce bottle & shaker.
Bottle of red wine, square and round crackers, Camembert cheese, Gouda Cheese, and cheese wedges.
Miniature birthday cake with a birthday candle; 2-tier flower decorated wedding cake; cherry topped white and chocolate cake; orange slices decorate a chocolate cake with filling and frosting; and strawberry and whipped cream decorated, chocolate cake.
This book has a fantastic set of fruits, veggies, and more and in fun alternatives like whole and sliced fruit. It’s a fun way to teach kids about healthy eating and a way to let them create their own combinations.
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Create a tiny, vintage refrigerator and fill it with lots of faux food like eggs, milk, juice, soda, fruits and veggies, bread, pizza, a burger, sushi, meat, cheese, fish, turkey, sweets, donuts, cake, cookies, and more. The perfect way to use up scrap yarn. Fun and imaginative play for kids or just for fun.
This crochet pattern will instruct you on how to make three original amigurumi cupcakes. Materials needed include a Size G crochet hook, Worsted weight yarns, polyester stuffing, beads, and thread for sprinkles. If made as directed, these cupcakes measure approximately 4 inches tall and 3 inches wide.
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