Literary Yarns: Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Books

Cindy Wang (Author)


Featuring 22 crocheted dolls drawn from 16 beloved novels and plays, this easy-to-follow craft book is perfect for bibliophiles and crafters of all skill levels.

Literature lovers can decorate bookshelves, proclaim a love of reading, and show off crafting skills with adorable amigurumi, sweet crocheted characters that are simple to make and impossible to resist All that's needed are a few readily available materials and beginner crochet skills, and soon you'll be hanging out with your favorite characters from classic literature. Take tea with a charming Elizabeth Bennet. Decorate the Christmas tree with a grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge. Solve mysteries with the help of a pocket-sized Sherlock Holmes. Bring Prince Hamlet to a play. And just try to keep Huck Finn out of trouble

Product Details

Price: $14.99  $13.79
Publisher: Quirk Books
Published Date: May 02, 2017
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 6.0 X 0.6 X 8.6 inches | 0.75 pounds
ISBN: 9781594749605
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About the Author

Cindy Wang is a healthcare professional by day and a crochet ninja by night. She blogs at, where she is known for amigurumi superheroes, movie characters, monsters, and more.


"Cindy Wang, a crochet wiz who runs a blog called The Geeky Hooker, is an expert in amigurumi...Her new book, Literary Yarns: Crochet Projects Inspired by Classic Books, is a how-to guide for crafty book nerds."--Mental Floss

"Armed with yarn and a crochet hook, Wang is delighting all of us one doll at at time."--Houston Chronicle

"Amigurumi--the Japanese art of crafting small figures--meets classic literature in this delightful collection from crochet designer Wang."--Library Journal

"A fun book for the crafty literature lover!"--Jade Magazine