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It's Like Knitting Anime

By Rachelle Bowden in Miscellaneous on Sep 15, 2006 12:39AM


You may have never heard of amigurumi. It's the Japanese word that means "knitted or crocheted doll" and it incorporates Japanese anime styling to make distinctive looking dolls. That's all the technical stuff. Now that we know what amigurumi is, to us it means "cute" and "crafty" and "gorgeous." Just look at these photos!

If you'd like to learn amigurumi, here's your chance to learn from a pro, Elisabeth Doherty, and it only takes 5 weeks. Classes are held October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Arcadia Knitting (1613 W. Lawrence). The fee is $90 and includes patterns and materials.