Say hi to Pica Pau’s sweetest friends!
Meet Roberto Dachshund, Alberto Seagull, Humboldt Penguin, Horacio Polar Bear, Amalia Giraffe, and many more: everyone is a happy member of the bustling Pica Pau family. They’re earnest, warmhearted, and gentle, and as soon as you’ve opened the book, you’ll feel right at home.
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.
Yan Schenkel is a 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 such as Mollie Makes, The Sewing Box, Simply Crochet, and the Zoomigurumi series. She lives in Argentina.